For months now I have been tutoring a young man that has his heart set on getting into the Air Force. He had already taken the ASVAB test (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test) a few months ago and came up short. That is when he brought me into the picture. He needed help with math.
I have tutored other students that were trying to pass this same test. With me filling in the gaps, almost every one of them made it in. This one, Duncan, is one of the ones that has really touched my heart. He is a very special young man. He is dedicated and has a work ethic and respect level that are truly amazing. He had trouble in the past memorizing his math facts. Then a few weeks ago he and I spent 3 1/2 hours drilling math facts. He got them. He was so very thrilled. You see, the ASVAB test is a timed test. Now that he knows the math facts, the strategies and procedures that I have taught him will help him do well.
He is taking the test this Friday (11/16/2012) sometime after 1PM MST. The specific time will depend on traffic, and how crowded the test center is. This is his last chance (for at least a year, if not forever) to pass this test. I am asking everyone to pray for Duncan. Pray that he keeps everything in his head that he will need. Pray that he stays calm, and works accurately and effectively — in his preparations this week and during the test.
Pray that Duncan passes — preferably with flying colors, but at least a high enough score that he gets in.
His confidence has grown along with his skill. He is working and praying. He is a good young man.
Please spread the word and pray for Duncan. It would mean so very much to him (and to me).