ASVAB Registration- a Brief Overview
Once you have decided that you wish to be a part of the U.S military, you need to prepare yourself to take the ASVAB test. This is an examination that will help in determining whether you are eligible for enlistment or not, and if you are qualified then which job position would be the most suitable for you. Before anything else, you need to find out the potential dates on which the test is offered and then you need to carry out registration to reserve a seat for yourself.
Registering for the ASVAB
Here are the steps that you should follow for the purpose of registering for the examination:
- If you are a student, you can get in touch with your school counsellor or advisor. He will give you all the details that you need about the test and he will also help you register for the same. The website of your school may have information on this so you can refer to it for more information.
- In case you are no longer a student, but you wish to join the U.S Armed Forces, you will have to get in touch with a Military recruiter. He is a person who will first assess you and then determine whether you qualify to join the Military or not. If you qualify, he will ask you to take the test. This is a page where you will have to enter your zip code to look for the recruiters that is near to where you are living at present. You will also find links on what to expect from this person and what you can ask him. The information that you will find here will be invaluable so spend some time reading it. It is also a page from where you will find links to get in touch with the Service of the U.S Armed Forces directly.
- You will also have to find out on which dates the test is available. The dates on which this test is offered to the candidates will vary from school to school. For instance, school A may be offering this test on 15th March while school B may be offering it on 20th March. You will need to ask your school for the dates so that you can register your name for it. In this case too, you may find information about the registration dates for the test on your school's website.
- As for the test center, you will find that this examination can be
taken at a Military Entrance Processing Stations or MEPS. If you do not
live near a Military Entrance Test or MEPS, then you can take the test
in a MET site. More information on the test centers can be obtained
when you visit this link: http://official-asvab.com/meps_map.htm.
- If you are thinking about registration, then you are also thinking about how much you will need to pay to take this test. The good news is that you do not have to pay any money to take this examination, for it is offered to you for free. You can check this link for FAQs, including the free cost of this exam, http://www.military.com/join-armed-forces/asvab/asvab-questions.html. This is a page where you will find all the general questions that potential candidates may have about this examination, the testing location, the computer-based questions and questions that students may have regarding this test.
Keep in Mind...
Once you have registered your name for the exam, all you need to do is start preparing for the test as early as possible. This is because; the earlier you study, the more chances you will have of obtaining a high score in the test. Needless to say, this will have a positive bearing on whether or not you will get enlisted for the U.S Armed Forces.