Students who are considering careers in the military will need to take the ASVAB test. The military is always looking for men and women of good character, health and intelligence to serve our country in the armed forces. To enlist in the military, the first step is to contact a recruiter who will interview you to determine whether they think you are a good candidate for service. If you make this first cut, you will need to take a physical exam and sit for the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) test. The ASVAB testing tells your recruiter whether you have the skills and intelligence needed to perform well in different roles in the military, and a good score helps to give you a head start on your career path. To find out more about the ASVAB go to the Military.com website. There are many free ASVAB test prep websites and ASVAB study guide available for check out in the College and Career Center.
Things to consider before joining:
- What branch of service fit you?
- Do you want to enlist full time or part-time?
- Do you want to be an officer or enlisted?