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.
Monday, June 18 • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm • Bldg. 29, Rm. 100.
This test is comprised for 4 parts (Reading, Writing, Math, and Science).
Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)
Thursdays, June 21, 28 • 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, June 20, 27 • 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, June 20, 27 • 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, June 21, 28 • 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.
Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)
Tuesdays, June 19, 26 • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm • Bldg. 29, Rm. 100.
This test is designed as a standard test for determining listening and reading proficiency in a foreign language.
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Monday, June 25 • 8:00–10:30 am • Bldg. 29, Rm. 100.
This test is a standard test designed to measure basic language, reading, and mathematic levels of proficiency. It is used to determine eligibility for participation in TA Program.