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Old 06-16-2008, 02:52 AM
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i strongly thinking about joining the army and i know i will be able to meet the Physical part of boot camp. What im not to sure is can i do every thing eles im not the smartest person around. i have trouble spelling and reading sometimes. i past the test but barley with only a 31. Is this some this fo me?
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Old 06-16-2008, 08:04 AM
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This is something only you can decide. You have to realize that a low score limits your choice of MOSs.

If MOS selection is not a factor then I'd say go for it. It doesn't seem that you care to go on to school so what better place to learn a trade than the military?

What does your recruiter have to say about that? Too bad you didn't plan ahead & gone on this site or ones like it before you took the test. Many of us would have suggested getting on the web or go to a public library & find ASVAB study guides & practice tests. You could have upped your score more than likely.
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Old 06-16-2008, 03:58 PM
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i strongly thinking about joining the army and i know i will be able to meet the Physical part of boot camp. What im not to sure is can i do every thing eles im not the smartest person around. i have trouble spelling and reading sometimes. i past the test but barley with only a 31. Is this some this fo me?

Dont feel down, you can just pass cos you dont practice, not cos history is repeating itself. That type of test is like that, you can take up a fair choice of MOS's but some are off limits like MSG Glenn has said. Talk to your recruiter and take up an MOS thats good for you. Write your questions down, and dont let the recruiter talk you into an MOS (they can be like used car salesmen, so dont let them sweet talk you) you dont want. Remember its your career and you can choose a path that is good for you. Get it all in writing on the contract and take your place in your Nations Military. Remember, a slow start at 31 in your test can accelerate into a rewarding career very quickly....

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i strongly thinking about joining the army and i know i will be able to meet the Physical part of boot camp. What im not to sure is can i do every thing eles im not the smartest person around. i have trouble spelling and reading sometimes. i past the test but barley with only a 31. Is this some this fo me?
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No worries! It is true that proper spelling and reading is important. There's going to be a day where You'll have to fill out reports.It's something that you can work on in the future..It's never to late to learn or better yourself. The fact that you realize this is a good.The Army ASVAB could be tough without studying for the test..I studied the practice test long before I took it..It's the best way..I have friends from all over the country.Some rich and some were poor. I have friends who are college educated and others with a GED education. We became brothers..The Army is not for everyone..But like my friends have said, only you can decide. The higher the ASVAB the more choices on your mos..Do alot of research and give it alot of thought and time before you sign anything.

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Like the guys have said....options will be limited...and the choice is yours...it depends what you want from the military......

good luck....whatever you decide to do

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will thanks for your help i passed the MEPS to day and sware in tusday. i did not land the job i wanted but inftrey will do. like i told the requarter i dont realy care what the MOS was as long as i got in. i may have more qustions about Basice training ill post them here. Thanks for your help.
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will thanks for your help i passed the MEPS to day and sware in tusday. i did not land the job i wanted but inftrey will do. like i told the requarter i dont realy care what the MOS was as long as i got in. i may have more qustions about Basice training ill post them here. Thanks for your help.

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will thanks for your help i passed the MEPS to day and sware in tusday. i did not land the job i wanted but inftrey will do. like i told the requarter i dont realy care what the MOS was as long as i got in. i may have more qustions about Basice training ill post them here. Thanks for your help.
Well done..and good luck for BT....like Exo says keep us posted mate...
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will thanks for your help i passed the MEPS to day and sware in tusday. i did not land the job i wanted but inftrey will do. like i told the requarter i dont realy care what the MOS was as long as i got in. i may have more qustions about Basice training ill post them here. Thanks for your help.
Nothing wrong with Infantry. Of course I'm biased!

Good luck & keep us informed as to what's happening, your ship date, etc.

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Now start getting ready for Infantry OSUT. Running, push -ups, sit-ups, chin-ups. Do them all. Have your recruiter show you the proper forms for them & ask him if he can give you the PT test. That way you'll know how much you have to do to meet the standard. The better your score the easier time you'll have in BCT.
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Old 06-20-2008, 11:50 PM
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will thanks for your help i passed the MEPS to day and sware in tusday. i did not land the job i wanted but inftrey will do. like i told the requarter i dont realy care what the MOS was as long as i got in. i may have more qustions about Basice training ill post them here. Thanks for your help.
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