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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.


August 2019

Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)

August 23, 29 • 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.


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Add to Calendar August 29 08/29/2019 08:00 AM 08/29/2019 11:00 AM Eastern Time Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.

College 101 / Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation

Wednesday, August 28 • 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.


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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)/
Dantes Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

Wednesday, August 28 • 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)

August 23, 29 • 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.


Add to Calendar August 23 08/23/2019 08:00 AM 08/23/2019 10:00 AM Eastern Time Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar August 29 08/29/2019 08:00 AM 08/29/2019 10:00 AM Eastern Time Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.

Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)

Tuesday, August 27 • 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.


Add to Calendar August 27 08/27/2019 08:00 AM 08/27/2019 02:00 PM Eastern Time Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

Monday, August 26 • 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.


Add to Calendar August 26 08/26/2019 08:00 AM 08/26/2019 10:30 AM Eastern Time Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.


September 2019

Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)

Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 • 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.


Add to Calendar September 5 09/05/2019 08:00 AM 09/05/2019 11:00 AM Eastern Time Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 12 09/12/2019 08:00 AM 09/12/2019 11:00 AM Eastern Time Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 19 09/19/2019 08:00 AM 09/19/2019 11:00 AM Eastern Time Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.

College 101 / Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation

Wednesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25 • 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.


Add to Calendar September 4 09/04/2018 01:30 PM 09/04/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time College 101 / Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 11 09/11/2018 01:30 PM 09/11/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time College 101 / Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 18 09/18/2018 01:30 PM 09/18/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time College 101 / Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 25 09/25/2018 01:30 PM 09/25/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time College 101 / Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)/
Dantes Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

Wednesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25 • 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, September 5, 12, 19 • 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.


Add to Calendar September 5 09/05/2019 08:00 AM 09/05/2019 10:00 AM Eastern Time Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 12 09/12/2019 08:00 AM 09/12/2019 10:00 AM Eastern Time Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 19 09/19/2019 08:00 AM 09/19/2019 10:00 AM Eastern Time Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.

Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)

Tuesdays, September 3, 10, 17 • 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.


Add to Calendar September 3 09/03/2019 08:00 AM 09/03/2019 02:00 PM Eastern Time Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 10 09/10/2019 08:00 AM 09/10/2019 02:00 PM Eastern Time Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.
Add to Calendar September 17 09/17/2019 08:00 AM 09/17/2019 02:00 PM Eastern Time Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 100, Henderson Hall.

Pentagon Outreach

Wednesday, September 18 • 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Pentagon Corridor 1 & 2, 2nd Deck, A Ring.


There will be a representative from the Education and Career Services at the Pentagon every 2nd Wednesday of every month between Corridors 1 & 2, 2d Deck, A Ring. Please stop by and see us with any questions you may have.


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