9780470598764

Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies

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    9780470598764

  • ISBN10:

    047059876X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-05-10
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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Summary

Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies provides readers with practice exams for the AFOQT, ASVAB, and ASTB -- and more instructional preparation and example problems for the subjects covered on the tests than any officer-candidate-test prep book on the market. Whether readers are attempting to pursue a career as an officer in the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard, Dummies has them covered.

Author Biography

Jane R. Burstein, MA, has taught high school English for 36 years and has been a tutor and writing consultant for 25 years. She is the coauthor of several CliffsNotes test prep books, and she and Wheater are coauthors of CliffsNotes ASVAB AFQT Cram Plan.

Carolyn C. Wheater teaches middle school and upper school mathematics at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. Educated at Marymount Manhattan College and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taught math and computer technology for more than 30 years to students from preschool through college.

Richard Dahoney is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, having served in Korea, Japan, Viet Nam, and numerous locations in the United States. He is now the principal author of disbursing policy guidance for the U.S. Department of Defense, with over 47 years of experience in military financial management. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Rutgers University and an MBA in Comptrollership and Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

Table of Contents

Introduction
An Officer and a Test
The Path to Becoming an Officer
The Tests at a Glance
Test-Taking Tips and Techniques
Getting Schooled in English
Building Word Skills
Putting Your Word Skills to the Test
Building Your Reading Skills
Testing Your Reading Skills
Back to School with Math and Science
Building Your Math Knowledge
Putting Your Math Skills to the Test
Solving Arithmetic Word Problems
Testing Your Arithmetic Reasoning Skills
Grasping the Specifics of General Science
Testing Your General Science Skills
Brushing Up on Mechanics
Testing Your Mechanical Comprehension
Making Sense of Electricity
Testing Your Electronics Knowledge
Practice Tests
AFOQT Academic Aptitude Practice Test
AFOQT Academic Aptitude Practice Test: Answers and Explanations
ASTB OAR Practice Test
ASTB OAR Practice Test: Answers and Explanations
ASVAB GT Practice Test
ASVAB GT Practice Test: Answers and Explanations
ASVAB Marine OCS Composite Practice Test
ASVAB Marine OCS Composite Practice Test: Answers and Explanations
The Part of Tens
Ten Strategies for Tackling Multiple-Choice Questions
Ten Ways to Optimize Your Study Time
Index.
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