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How to Get Paid While Studying for the ARE

By Michael Riscica

It’s not an event; it’s a routine. It currently takes an average of 2.5 years for people to complete the ARE’s. It took me 3 years of actively showing up to study. While I applaud NCARB for the new exam, I personally don’t think that time will be shortened with ARE 5.0. In The ARE […]

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10 Ways the ARE Boot Camp Helps You Pass the Architect Exam

By Michael Riscica

Friends, I have been running The ARE Boot Camp since September 2015. At the time of writing this blog post (December 2016), I have done 12 groups and worked with 70 people getting started on their exams. Looking back at everything that has happened along the way, I can honestly say that creating this program is what I […]

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The Spring 2016 ARE Boot Camp

By Michael Riscica

  ****The Spring ARE Boot Camp has been filled.**** Make Massive Progress on the ARE in 2016 This spring Young Architect will be offering 2 simultaneous sessions of The ARE Boot Camp, both sessions will be starting on Sunday, March 27th, 2016. I am looking for 10 smart, hardworking ARE Candidates, who are very serious about getting […]

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6 Tips to Pass The ARE In 2016

By Michael Riscica

2016 Is the Year of The Architecture Registration Exam! Here we are Guys. ARE 5.0 is planned to be released at the end of the year. NCARB has released a ton of information about ARE 5.0, but there is still a great deal of information that has not yet been announced. As we kick off 2016, the upcoming ARE […]

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Learn to Swap Out ARE Practice Vignettes to ARE 3.1

By Michael Riscica

Young Architect Friends, I’m getting into video and I just made one for you! I have always want to learn how to make, edit and produce good online videos and I’ve recently started working on another blogging project which will have a ton of video. Since I’m just getting started, I apologize in advance if this video […]

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Don’t Take the SPD Exam Until You’ve Read This!

By Michael Riscica

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture Registration Exam Series. I recently sat through an excellent lecture on the Site […]

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Video – The ARE Boot Camp

By Michael Riscica

I made a quick video explaining the ARE Boot Camp. Please feel free to comment below or email me with your questions Michael@YoungArchitect.org   For more information and to sign up for The ARE Boot Camp, visit: https://youngarchitect.com/how-to-pass-the-are/ For more information and to buy How To Pass The Architecture Registration Exam, visit: https://youngarchitect.com/how-to-pass-the-are/ To enter The ARE […]

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How’s it going… Finishing The Architect Exam?!??

By Michael Riscica

This month’s #ArchiTalks topic is “3 favorite words”. For about a week, I kicked around self-righteous posts about “small projects vs big projects,” which suddenly got shelved until an undetermined time. The more I thought about the Young Architect audience, I decided I really needed to follow up with a blogpost I wrote 6 months […]

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5 Tricks to Accelerate Your ARE Studying

By Michael Riscica

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture Registration Exam Series. Starting and Ending The beginning of my Architecture Registration Exam […]

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ARE Study Schedule – Step by Step Guide

By Michael Riscica

Learning how to study might be one of the most difficult parts of preparing for the ARE. In my conversations with individuals who read this blog, I get more questions about my ARE study schedule than anything else. Since I was awesome enough to sit for the exam 11 different times, I’ve learned my schedule for all […]

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Using ARE Practice Exams to Study for the Architect Exam

By Michael Riscica

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture Registration Exam Series. Practice Exams Note: At the bottom of this blog post […]

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Study For One Architect Exam at a Time

By Michael Riscica

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture Registration Exam Series. Slow Down! There is a big learning curve involved when […]