Tests & Events
The following are events, DANTES sponsored test, and other tests conducted or administered at the Education and Career Services. Please call the Education and Career Services at (703) 614-9104 to schedule an appointment to attend or take these tests.
Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)
Thursdays, October 31 • 8:00–11:00 am • Bldg. 29, Rm. 100.
This test consists of questions in nine different areas: General Science, Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Numerical Operations, Auto and Shop Information, Mathematical Knowledge, Mechanical Comprehension, and Electronic Information.
College 101 / Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation
Wednesdays, October 23, 30 • 1:30–2:30 pm • Bldg. 29, Rm. 100.
This orientation is intended to provide advisement to Marines regarding college terminology and their educational responsibilities, as well as financial obligations when using TA.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)/
Dantes Subject Standardized Test (DSST)
Wednesdays, October 23, 30 • 9:00–11:00 am & 1:00–3:00 pm
Bldg. 29, Rm. 100.
CLEP/DSSTs are computer-based and used to grant exemption from and credit for specific college courses. Both are free to active duty/reserve personnel; for civilians each CLEP test cost $80 + $20 administrative fee and each DSST cost $80 + $20 administrative fee. Interested persons MUST call 703-525-7275 to schedule.
Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)
Thursdays, October 31 • 8:00 – 10:00 am • Bldg. 29, Rm. 100.
This test is used to test general ability of a service-member to learn a foreign language.