Reasons why One should take the ASVAB

The ASVAB is a test that tells one what kind of career he or she would be good in. It also is the test that one must take to go in to the military. One might not want enter the military, but this test is good for two years. So, if they decide to go into the military, a year down the road, they will still have a test score. One’s score is used not only to determine which service they are qualified to join, but also which jobs within that service they are qualified to do. The higher one scores, the more career options they have. In addition, one’s score can directly affect their eligibility for bonuses and money for school.

Another good reason that one should go ahead and try their hardest is because the ASVAB that they will take as a junior is said to be easier than the one that they would take after they graduate. ASVAB is a great career assessment tool that can help someone identify which career areas best suit them. Because this is an aptitude test, it does not just tell someone what they are currently good at, it also will tell them what they may be good at learning. For example, one may know nothing about electronics, but their scores may say that they have the ability to learn electronics.


Sergeant First Class Joshua Kesler explains to West students the importance of the ASVAB
Sergeant First Class Joshua Kesler explains to West students the importance of the ASVAB

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