Ten Tips for Doing Well on the AFQT
IN THIS CHAPTER
Using your scratch paper wisely
Performing math operations
Making sure your answers make sense
Commonly referred to as the ASVAB score, the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score is actually computed only from the reading and math skills subtests of the ASVAB. The AFQT score determines whether you’re even qualified to enlist in the service of your choice. (For the full scoop, see Chapter 1.) The ten concepts presented in this chapter help you score better on the four subtests of the ASVAB that are used to calculate your AFQT score.
As Soon as the Test Starts, Write Down What You’re Likely to Forget
Read All the Answer Choices before Deciding
I think those people who write the ASVAB questions must go through a special course about being tricky. Many of the answer choices given on the ASVAB are “close but no cigar.” In other words, these tricksters ...
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