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.
Wednesday, December 20 • 8 am – Noon • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
This test is comprised for 4 parts (Reading, Writing, Math, and Science).
Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)
Thursdays, December 7, 14, 21 • 8:30–11:30 am • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
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, December 6, 13, 20, 27 • 1:30–2:30 pm • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
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, December 6, 13, 20 • 9–11 am & 1–3 pm • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
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)
Mondays, December 4, 11 • 8:30 – 10:30 am • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
This test is used to test general ability of a service-member to learn a foreign language.
Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)
Tuesdays, December 5, 12 • 8:30 am – 2:30 pm • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
This test is designed as a standard test for determining listening and reading proficiency in a foreign language.
Wednesday, December 6 • 8:00 am – 12:30 pm • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
This test is comprised of 7 tests (parts) and measures verbal and mathematical reasoning.
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Wednesday, December 13 • 8:30–11 am • Bldg. 29, Rm. 204.
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.