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Quote of the Day. What do you think Bill Gates needed to do to overcome the failed tests and make a success out of his life?. Quote of the Day. Learning Target. Essential Question. What is an entrance exam and what is its purpose?.

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Quote of the Day


What do you think Bill Gates needed to do to overcome the failed tests and make a success out of his life?

Quote of the Day


Learning Target

Essential Question

What is an entrance exam and what is its purpose?

  • I can identify the components of an ASSET test and and ASVAB test.

  • I can identify the requirements for college or military entry.

Learning Target & Essential Question


  • The ASSET test is a test given by colleges to make sure students get placed in the proper classes.

  • The categories of the test are math, reading, and writing.

  • The test is designed to determine how much students have learned in their 12 years of schooling prior to college.

What is the ASSET test?


3 Basic Tests: Writing

  • Writing Skills Test:

  • There are 36 testing items in this test.

  • Including: Grammar, sentence structure, writing style and strategy and punctuation.

So What Does the ASSET Look Like?


3 Basic Tests: Reading

  • Reading Skills Test: There are 24 testing items administered in this test.

  • You are required to make rational deductions from the information presented in text form.

  • The inferences are to be drawn from the passages.

So What Does the ASSET Look Like?


3 Basic Tests: Math

  • Numerical Skills Test:

  • There are 32 items in this test.

  • You are required to perform basic numerical operations on whole numbers, fractions and decimals in this test. Prime numbers, absolute values, scientific notation and square roots are other subject areas tested in this test.

So What Does the ASSET Look Like?


  • DO NOT STRESS!

  • Community college is still going to take you.

  • Any score below:

  • An ASSET Writing Skills Test score below 35

  • A Reading Skills Test score below 29

  • A Numerical Skills Test score below 34

  • May result in being placed in lower level classes to help build your skills.

  • These are not a bad thing. They only help for future classes.

So What if I Score Low?


  • The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • It is administered annually to more than one million military applicants, high school, and post-secondary students.

  • You must meet a minimum score in order to enlist in the military.

What is the ASVAB test?


What does the ASVAB Look like?


  • ASVAB scores are used primarily to:

  • Determine enlistment eligibility

  • Assign applicants to military jobs

  • Aid students in career exploration.

So What Does My Score Mean?


  • Air Force: Required minimum ASVAB score is 50

  • Army: Required minimum ASVAB score is 31

  • Coast Guard: Required minimum ASVAB score is 45

  • Navy: Required minimum ASVAB score is 35

  • Marines:Requiredminimum ASVAB score is 31

So What Does My Score Mean?


  • 99 Points are possible, the higher the score, the more options you have in the military.

  • ASVAB scores keep you eligible for 2 years.

So What Does My Score Mean?


ASSET TEST

ASVAB

We can prepare by learning test taking skills.

We can practice basic concepts on the test.

We can be realistic about which branch of the military you may test into.

  • We can prepare by learning test taking skills.

  • We can practice basic concepts on the test.

  • We can accept that we may not test into a calculus class.

So what can we do to be ready?


ASSET TEST

ASVAB

What is the purpose of the ASVAB Test?

What are the 9 Categories on the ASVAB test?

What is the worst that will happen if I score low on the ASVAB Test?

Name one way to be prepared for the ASVAB test.

  • What is the purpose of the ASSET Test?

  • What 3 categories are on the ASSET test?

  • What is the worst that will happen if I score low on the ASSET Test?

  • Name one way to be prepared for the ASSET test.

Closing Questions


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