Multiple Choice Strategy!

Learning how to answer multiple choice questions on a standardized test is a powerful tool for increasing your score!

Here are a few tips from our book Multiple Choice Secrets

The following are detailed strategies for answering multiple-choice questions with practice questions for each strategy.

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ASVAB Score and Armed Services Jobs

The ASVAB, or the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test, is a test that is given to those wishing to join the armed services. Not only does it help decide that you have what it takes mentally to join the armed services, it can also help direct you into the most suitable jobs, or Military Occupational Specialties (MOS). It was developed by the Department of Defense in 1968 and implemented by all branches of the military by 19756. It is a multiple choice test that covers nine areas of knowledge, including; general science, arithmetic reasoning, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, mathematics knowledge, electronics information, auto and shop information, mechanical information and assembling objects.

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Differences in Armed Forces Qualifications Test by Branch

Differences in Armed Forces Qualifications Test by Branch

armed-services6When taking the Armed Forces Qualifications Test or AFQT, it will be used to determine your eligibility to enter any branch of the armed services. Each of the branches has some specific regulations that apply to their procedures about the tests, the ability to re-test and under what conditions. Continue reading “Differences in Armed Forces Qualifications Test by Branch” »

Complete Test Preparation Inc. partners with Eco Libris to balance titles

ecosticker_forprint_100 treesComplete Test Preparation Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with Eco-Libris to plant 400 trees have been planted using the highest ecological and sustainable standards in Latin America (Nicaragua, Guatemala, Panama, Belize, Honduras) and Africa (Malawi), where deforestation is a crucial problem. Eco-Libris administers the project by working with partners in developing countries who make sure that the trees are planted where they provide significant value for both the environment and the local communities. 

The program is now being rolled out to new titles every month. as a way to showcase their commitment to environmental sustainability.

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How to Take an Oral Exam

How to Take an Oral Exam

For many students, the experience of taking an oral exam is one that is very different to taking a written exam, although you may find that preparation for an oral exam is similar to a written exam.

Oral Exams are a standard feature of English as a Second Language Exams   In addition, several other standardized tests such as the NNAAP have an oral component.  The Canadian Citizenship test also has an oral component. Continue reading “How to Take an Oral Exam” »

How to Concentrate When You’ve Got a Big Test Ahead of You

How to Concentrate When You’ve Got a Big Test Ahead of You

Concentration is one of the most important skills anyone needs throughout their life. As students, it has understandable importance concerning the amount of information that must be consumed and recalled. However, even beyond the student days, it’s necessary to have the skills involved in concentration to healthily and adequately perform any skills or responsibility. With its importance, it also seems to be most elusive. Regardless of how far-fetched it seems to acquire, concentration is a skill that is manageable by everyone. concentrate, concentration, how to concentrate, study skills

What to Do When You Fail a Test

What to Do When You Fail a Test

Once, when I was a college instructor, a student came to me and asked me what he should do when he fails a test.  In other words, is there anything he can do to use that experience to propel him to better performance in the future?  I thought about the question, and several not-so-helpful responses came to mind.  On the next test, if he thinks he’s going to fail, he could: Continue reading “What to Do When You Fail a Test” »

Cheating on a Test – Not such a Good Strategy

The Complete Guide to Cheating on a Test

So, you have a test rapidly approaching and you a) didn’t study or b) don’t want to study, and that’s when you decide to cheat. You’ve seen it done in the movies, in books, and even real life, which means it can’t be that hard. It seems simple enough, right? That’s where you are wrong. While a select few students manage to pull off cheating without getting caught, the same cannot be said for the majority.

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Whats the Difference Between a Quiz, Test, and Exam?

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You’re in school, it’s close to Christmas, and on the same day, one instructor tells you there’s a quiz coming, a second says there’s a test next week, while a third tells you to prepare for the upcoming exam. ARRRGH! A quiz, a test, and an exam, all coming soon. But what’s the difference? Are they all the same thing, are they different, and which is more important to your grade point average? Continue reading “Whats the Difference Between a Quiz, Test, and Exam?” »