What is it?
- Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) offers free college entrance exams as well as high school equivalency exams and college credit equivalency exams to assist Soldiers in their academic pursuits.
How do I qualify?
- Be an active drilling member of the Army National Guard.
What do I get?
- Below are the tests Guard Soldiers may take:
- General Educational Development (GED) tests
- Entry-level exams to colleges (ACT, SAT)
- Entry-level exams to graduate schools (GMAT, GRE)
- Teacher certification exams (Praxis)
- College credit equivalency exams (CLEP, DSST)
How do I apply?
- DANTES tests are administered at National Test Centers (NTCs). To find an NTC near you, go to https://apps.collegeboard.org/cbsearch_clep/searchCLEPTestCenter.jsp.
- The ACT and SAT exams are administered at your State Education Office (states with active DANTES test sites only).
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