all about the ASVAB

The test we use to qualify you for jobs in the Air Force is the ASVAB

Armed
Services
Vocational
Aptitude
Battery

The test we use to pre-qualify you to schedule your test is the APT

ASVAB
Predictor
Test

The important part with any type of test (and every conversation with your recruiter) is INTEGRITY. Integrity is how honest and true you are, with others and with yourself. If you are taking an online test or answering your recruiter’s questions – be honest. If you attempt to cheat or lie, it will catch up to you and you will be permanently disqualified from the Air Force.

Our three core values are

Integrity First
Service Before Self
Excellence In All We Do

If you need to do some studying for the ASVAB, here are some tips we’ve learned a long the way.

  1. You can’t just “kind of” study. You need to take this seriously and devote your life to this test. Preparation is key. If you fail the test, you have to wait 30 days before you are eligible to take it again. Use those 30 days to study. Spend a couple of hours each day. You read that right: hour.s.
  2. The absolute, hands down #1 method is working with a good tutor. Use google to search out someone in your area, read reviews and work with them.
  3. If you can’t afford a tutor, buy a study guide. There are many, find the one that looks best to you. Check out amazon, bookstores, libraries, etc — many come with online practice tests. Use those to find your weaknesses and focus on those areas.
  4. Find resources online. Youtube has some good videos.

We’ve seen some people go from passing to very high scores, but it demands a lot of work — if you really want this opportunity you will do whatever it takes! Good luck!

losing weight

The Air Force has very strict weight guidelines for entrance requirements. If you have been told that you need to lose a few pounds to join, here are some tips to help you achieve that goal.

Before we continue, know that these are basic tips, I am not a nutritionist nor a personal trainer and offer these as helpful tips and that what you do is ultimately up to you. These tips are in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, or associated in any way with the United States Air Force or the Department of Defense.

  1. Nutrition. Watch what you eat. You can use something like myfitnesspal to track calories and make sure you are burning more calories than you are consuming.
  2. Fitness. Change it up. Start running and start working out. Get the heart rate up with cardio and lift heavy weights. Consult a personal trainer or coach. Don’t do it alone.
  3. Track your weight. Get a scale and monitor your progress.
  4. Download the Air Force Delayed Entry Program app and use the fitness programs that are designed to help people prepare for BMT.

Your recruiter can not train you or coach you through this, you must do the work on your own. Trust that you can do it if you really want it. We’ve had people lose almost 100 pounds to join the Air Force and you can to. Good luck!