ASVAB Mastery Study Plan for Damage Controlman (DC, Navy)

Congrats on your desire to serve your country! Now, it’s time to get the ASVAB score you need. If you follow the plan below, you will succeed!

The ASVAB Mastery app has everything you need to get in to the Navy AND get the score you need for the position of: DC, Damage Controlman.

The minimum score for this job is 158.

What is 158?

158 means that your combined sub-test scores for Verbal Expression (Word Knowledge + Paragraph Comprehension), Mechanical Comprehension (MC) and Auto Information/Shop Information (AS) needs to be at least 158.

*Remember: your AFQT score determines if you’re eligible for acceptance to the Navy.

Here is the step-by-step study plan using the ASVAB Mastery App:

Study Plan Summary

  • Word Knowledge Practice Test #1 (review explanations)
  • Review Word Knowledge Flashcards
  • Complete all Word Knowledge Practice Questions (then go through all tagged items)
  • Complete Word Knowledge Practice Test #2 (review explanations)
  • Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test #1 (review explanations)
  • Complete all Paragraph Comprehension Practice Questions (then go through all tagged items)
  • Complete Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test #2 (review explanations)
  • Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test #1 (review explanations)
  • Complete all Mechanical Comprehension Practice Questions (then go through all tagged items)
  • Complete Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test #2 (review explanations)
  • Auto & Shop Information Practice Test #1 (review explanations)
  • Review Auto & Shop Information Flashcards
  • Complete all Auto & Shop Information Practice Questions (then go through all tagged items)
  • Complete Auto & Shop Information Practice Test #2 (review explanations)
  • For further help, look at “The ASVAB” section of ASVAB Mastery
  • Note: In order to complete the study plan, you need the full version of ASVAB Mastery. Click here to save $5 and get the app for only $9.99 (marked down from $14.99)

Study Plan Details

Improve your Word Knowledge (WK) Score

Step 1: Word Knowledge Practice Test #1

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen in ASVAB Mastery. Then select Practice Test #1. Do the Word Knowledge practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 2: Review the Word Knowledge Flashcards

Tap on the “Flashcards” section on the home screen. Then select ASVAB Word Knowledge. After viewing the flashcard, tap on “View Definition”. On the definition screen, choose “Don’t Know”, “Somewhat Know”, or “Know”.

After you have gone through all of the Flashcards, go back to the Word Knowledge category screen.

At the top of the screen, you will see numbers inside of circles. Tap on the Yellow circle (not the one with the star), which contains the flashcards you tagged as “Somewhat Know”. After selecting the Yellow circle, select Word Knowledge.

**The goal here is to review the flashcards you “Somewhat Know”, but this time, hopefully you will be confident enough in your understanding to mark them as “Know”.

Once you have re-read the “Somewhat Know” flashcards enough times that you have marked all of them as “Know”, repeat the process for the flashcards that you marked “Don’t Know”.

With enough review of these flashcards, you will be able to mark all of them as “Know” — and then you can move on to the next step.

Step 3: Complete All Word Knowledge Practice Questions

Tap on the “Questions” section on the home screen. Then select English, followed by Word Knowledge. Answer all of the practice questions. As you do the questions, carefully read the explanations. On the explanation screen, choose “Don’t Know”, “Somewhat Know”, or “Know”.

After you have answered all of the questions, go back to the English category screen.

At the top of the screen, you will see numbers inside of circles. Tap on the Yellow circle (not the one with the star), which contains the questions you tagged as “Somewhat Know”. After selecting the Yellow circle, select Word Knowledge.

**The goal here is to review the questions you “Somewhat Know”, but this time, hopefully you will be confident enough in your understanding to mark them as “Know”.

Once you have re-read the “Somewhat Know” questions enough times that you have marked all of them as “Know”, repeat the process for the questions that you marked “Don’t Know”.

With enough practice of these questions, you will be able to mark all of them as “Know” — and then you can move on to the next step.

Step 4: Word Knowledge Practice Test #2

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen. Then select Practice Test #2. Take the Word Knowledge practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 5: Measure your Word Knowledge Improvement

Compare your score on the Word Knowledge Practice Test #1 to your score on the Word Knowledge Practice Test #2. How much did your score improve?

If you scored higher on the second test, congratulations! If you did not improve much, go through all of the practice questions and flashcards again.

Step 6: Additional Help with Work Knowledge

If you still aren’t confident with your Word Knowledge mastery, read the additional information in “The ASVAB” section of ASVAB Mastery

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Improve your Paragraph Comprehension (PC) Score

Step 1: Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test #1

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen in ASVAB Mastery. Then select Practice Test #1. Do the Paragraph Comprehension practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 2: Complete All Paragraph Comprehension Practice Questions

Tap on the “Questions” section on the home screen of ASVAB Mastery. Then select English, followed by Paragraph Comprehension. Answer all of the practice questions. As you do the questions, carefully read the explanations. On the explanation screen, choose “Don’t Know”, “Somewhat Know”, or “Know”.

After you have answered all of the questions, go back to the English category screen.

At the top of the screen, you will see numbers inside of circles. Tap on the Yellow circle (not the one with the star), which contains the questions you tagged as “Somewhat Know”. After selecting the Yellow circle, select Word Knowledge.

**The goal here is to review the questions you “Somewhat Know”, but this time, hopefully you will be confident enough in your understanding to mark them as “Know”.

Once you have re-read the “Somewhat Know” questions enough times that you have marked all of them as “Know”, repeat the process for the questions that you marked “Don’t Know”.

With enough practice of these questions, you will be able to mark all of them as “Know” — and then you can move on to the next step.

Step 3: Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test #2

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen. Then select Practice Test #2. Take the Paragraph Comprehension practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 4: Measure your Paragraph Comprehension Improvement

Compare your score on the Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test #1 to your score on the Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test #2. How much did your score improve?

If you scored higher on the second test, congratulations! If you did not improve much, go through all of the practice questions and flashcards again.

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Improve your Mechanical Comprehension (MC) Score

Step 1: Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test #1

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen in ASVAB Mastery. Then select Practice Test #1.

Do the Mechanical Comprehension practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 2: Complete All Mechanical Comprehension Practice Questions

Tap on the “Questions” section on the home screen of ASVAB Mastery. Then select Mechanical Comprehension. Then select All Mechanical Comprehension. Answer all of the practice questions. As you do the questions, carefully read the explanations. On the explanation screen, choose “Don’t Know”, “Somewhat Know”, or “Know”.

After you have answered all of the questions, go back to the Mechanical Comprehension category screen.

At the top of the screen, you will see numbers inside of circles. Tap on the Yellow circle (not the one with the star), which contains the questions you tagged as “Somewhat Know”. After selecting the Yellow circle, select Mechanical Comprehension.

**The goal here is to review the questions you “Somewhat Know”, but this time, hopefully you will be confident enough in your understanding to mark them as “Know”.

Once you have re-read the “Somewhat Know” questions enough times that you have marked all of them as “Know”, repeat the process for the questions that you marked “Don’t Know”.

With enough practice of these questions, you will be able to mark all of them as “Know” — and then you can move on to the next step.

Step 3: Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test #2

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen. Then select Practice Test #2. Take the Mechanical Comprehension practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 4: Measure your Mechanical Comprehension Improvement

Compare your score on the Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test #1 to your score on the Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test #2. How much did your score improve?

If you scored higher on the second test, congratulations! If you did not improve much, go through all of the practice questions and flashcards again.

Step 5: Additional Help with Mechanical Comprehension

If you still aren’t confident with your Mechanical Comprehension mastery, read the additional information in “The ASVAB” section of ASVAB Mastery

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Improve your Auto & Shop Information (AS) Score

Step 1: Auto & Shop Information Practice Test #1

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen in ASVAB Mastery. Then select Practice Test #1. Take the Auto & Shop Information practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 2: Review the Auto & Shop Information Flashcards

Tap on the “Flashcards” section on the home screen. Then select ASVAB Automotive Terminologies. After viewing the flashcard, tap on “View Definition”. On the definition screen, choose “Don’t Know”, “Somewhat Know”, or “Know”.

After you have gone through all of the Flashcards, go back to the categories screen.

At the top of the screen, you will see numbers inside of circles. Tap on the Yellow circle (not the one with the star), which contains the flashcards you tagged as “Somewhat Know”. After selecting the Yellow circle, select ASVAB Automotive Terminologies.

**The goal here is to review the flashcards you “Somewhat Know”, but this time, hopefully you will be confident enough in your understanding to mark them as “Know”.

Once you have re-read the “Somewhat Know” flashcards enough times that you have marked all of them as “Know”, repeat the process for the flashcards that you marked “Don’t Know”.

Next, do the same process for Step for “ASVAB Shop Terminologies”.

With enough review of these flashcards, you will be able to mark all of them as “Know” — and then you can move on to the next step.

Step 3: Complete All Auto & Shop Information Practice Questions

Tap on the “Questions” section on the home screen of ASVAB Mastery. Then select Auto & Shop Information. Then select All Auto & Shop Information. Answer all of the practice questions. As you do the questions, carefully read the explanations. On the explanation screen, choose “Don’t Know”, “Somewhat Know”, or “Know”.

After you have answered all of the questions, go back to the Auto & Shop Information category screen.

At the top of the screen, you will see numbers inside of circles. Tap on the Yellow circle (not the one with the star), which contains the questions you tagged as “Somewhat Know”. After selecting the Yellow circle, Auto & Shop Information.

**The goal here is to review the questions you “Somewhat Know”, but this time, hopefully you will be confident enough in your understanding to mark them as “Know”.

Once you have re-read the “Somewhat Know” questions enough times that you have marked all of them as “Know”, repeat the process for the questions that you marked “Don’t Know”.

With enough practice of these questions, you will be able to mark all of them as “Know” — and then you can move on to the next step.

Step 4: Auto & Shop Information Practice Test #2

Tap on the “Tests” section on the home screen. Then select Practice Test #2. Take the Auto & Shop Information practice test.

After you complete the test, go back through the questions and read the explanations.

Step 5: Measure your Auto & Shop Information Improvement

Compare your score on the Auto & Shop Information Practice Test #1 to your score on the Auto & Shop Information Practice Test #2. How much did your score improve?

If you scored higher on the second test, congratulations! If you did not improve much, go through all of the practice questions and flashcards again.

Step 6: Additional Help with Auto & Shop Information

If you still aren’t confident with your Auto & Shop Information mastery, read the additional information in “The ASVAB” section of ASVAB Mastery

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