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Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies


Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies


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von: Jane R. Burstein, Carolyn C. Wheater, Richard Dahoney

16,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 09.05.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9781118055854
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 464

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<b>The easy way to prepare for officer candidate tests</b> <p>Want to ace the AFOQT, ASVAB or ASTB? Help is here! <i>Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies</i> gives you the instruction and practice you need to pass the service-specific candidate tests and further your military career as an officer in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard.</p> <p>Packed with practice questions and easy-to-follow information, <i>Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies</i> gives you a comprehensive review of all subjects covered on the tests, an explanation of the test formats, and everything you need to understand and conquer the exams.</p> <ul> <li>Includes practice exams for each test</li> <li>More subject-matter instruction than any other book on the market</li> <li>Covers all of the latest updates to the exams</li> </ul> <p>Whether you're aspiring to become an officer in the military by attending a service academy, ROTC, or Officer Candidate School or are already in the military and working to advance your career, <i>Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies</i> has you covered!</p>
<b>Introduction.</b> <p><b>Part I: An Officer and a Test.</b></p> <p>Chapter 1: The Path to Becoming an Officer.</p> <p>Chapter 2: The Tests at a Glance.</p> <p>Chapter 3: Test-Taking Tips and Techniques.</p> <p><b>Part II: Getting Schooled in English.</b></p> <p>Chapter 4: Building Word Skills.</p> <p>Chapter 5: Putting Your Word Skills to the Test.</p> <p>Chapter 6: Building Your Reading Skills.</p> <p>Chapter 7: Testing Your Reading Skills.</p> <p><b>Part III: Back to School with Math and Science.</b></p> <p>Chapter 8: Building Your Math Knowledge.</p> <p>Chapter 9: Putting Your Math Skills to the Test.</p> <p>Chapter 10: Solving Arithmetic Word Problems.</p> <p>Chapter 11: Testing Your Arithmetic Reasoning Skills.</p> <p>Chapter 12: Grasping the Specifics of General Science.</p> <p>Chapter 13: Testing Your General Science Skills.</p> <p>Chapter 14: Brushing Up on Mechanics.</p> <p>Chapter 15: Testing Your Mechanical Comprehension.</p> <p>Chapter 16: Making Sense of Electricity.</p> <p>Chapter 17: Testing Your Electronics Knowledge.</p> <p><b>Part IV: Practice Tests.</b></p> <p>Chapter 18: AFOQT Academic Aptitude Practice Test.</p> <p>Chapter 19: AFOQT Academic Aptitude Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.</p> <p>Chapter 20: ASTB OAR Practice Test.</p> <p>Chapter 21: ASTB OAR Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.</p> <p>Chapter 22: ASVAB GT Practice Test.</p> <p>Chapter 23: ASVAB GT Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.</p> <p>Chapter 24: ASVAB Marine OCS Composite Practice Test.</p> <p>Chapter 25: ASVAB Marine OCS Composite Practice Test: Answers and Explanations.</p> <p><b>Part V: The Part of Tens.</b></p> <p>Chapter 26: Ten Strategies for Tackling Multiple-Choice Questions.</p> <p>Chapter 27: Ten Ways to Optimize Your Study Time.</p> <p><b>Index.</b></p>
<p><b>Jane R. Burstein</b> has been a private SAT tutor since 1985. <b>Carolyn Wheater</b> teaches math at The Nightingale-Bamford School in New York, New York. <b>LTC Richard Dahoney, U.S. Army, Ret.,</b> is the principal author of disbursing policy guidance for the U.S. Department of Defense.
<p><b><i>Learn to:</i></b> <ul> <li>Plot a course of study for the AFOQT, ASVAB, and ASTB</li> <li>Gain confidence by taking practice exams</li> <li>Prepare for the requirements of each test</li> </ul> <p><b>The easy way to prepare for the officer candidate tests</b> <p>Want to ace the AFOQT, ASVAB, or ASTB? Help is here! Packed with tons of practice questions and easy-to-follow information, this friendly guide gives you everything you need to understand and conquer the exams — and further your military career as an officer in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. <ul> <li><b>It's all in a word —</b> get tips on how to assess the meaning of words from common roots, prefixes, and suffixes</li> <li><b>The writing on the wall —</b> find out how to identify the main idea in a reading passage, pick key facts and figures out of paragraphs, and use clues to decipher the meaning of what you read</li> <li><b>Demystify math —</b> sharpen your skills in basic mathematics, geometry, and algebra — and discover how to solve those pesky word problems</li> <li><b>Blinded by science —</b> brush up on the general science subjects you'll encounter on the exam, including biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy, human anatomy, and more</li> <li><b>Practice makes perfect —</b> take four practice exams, discover your strengths and weaknesses, learn how to pace yourself, and perfect your problem-solving skills for test day</li> </ul> <p><b>Open the book and find:</b> <ul> <li>What to expect on the different tests</li> <li>Lots of test-taking techniques and strategies</li> <li>Exercises to test your skills along the way</li> <li>Tips to build your vocabulary and reading skills</li> <li>Plain-English reviews of math and science subjects</li> <li>The formulas and calculations you need to know</li> <li>Full-length practice tests</li> <li>Military officer occupations and opportunities</li> </ul>

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