A few weeks ago, we talked about all 7 divisions of the Architect Registration Exam on the ARE podcast including which order we recommend you take the exams. Today, I'd like to take a look at grouping the exams and make a recommendation on which ones to start first. When I took the ARE some years [...]
Let's face it. Architects are, by nature, a strange breed and some would consider us an odd sort of creature. Some would even go so far as to write an article about dating an architect, as if it would be a strange experience. On second thought, maybe it would be. In this episode, Eric and I [...]
Site Design is one of the graphic vignettes in the Site Planning and Design Division of the Architect Registration Exam. Knowing exactly what to look for and practicing solutions before walking into the exam room are keys to passing this exam. In the Site Design Vignette, you will be required to follow the program and lay out an [...]
The Intern Development Program administered by NCARB is the foundation of starting your architectural career off on the right foot. It's not only your road map for success, but it is also your leverage to prevent your boss from keeping you chained to your desk for three years.
Congratulations! You've completed your first step by taking action in order to successfully prepare for your selected division of the Architect Registration Exam. But now, the question might be "what the heck do I do with ALL of this material?" I've become pretty good at taking tests over the years. Admittedly, my SAT scores were terrible [...]