How I passed ARE Exam 5, Project Planning and Design, after failing the first time

Summary This is a report from Michelle Gonzales from the ARE 5.0 Community. She failed the exam the first time, then waited 3 months before taking it again. She recommends using Building Construction Illustrated, Architectural Graphic Standards, National Park Preservation Briefs. She also highly recommends flashcards (like 21st Night!). There’s also a long list of […]

How I passed ARE Exam 5, Project Development and Documentation, on my first attempt

Summary This is a report from Esther Campbell on the ARE 5.0 Community. First, she warns that the exams seem to vary drastically from person to person, so she’s not sure how helpful any specific topics are for any specific exam. However, she still recommends studying specific topics (like those I put in my study […]

How to Study for the ARE Exam 5, Project Development and Documentation

Intro to the ARE Exam 5 If I had to describe the ARE Exam 5, I’d describe it as complex (although slightly less so than the ARE Exam 4), and still disorganized. It’s complex because there’s a fair amount of info. There’s a lot of stuff to know on the surface level, some stuff to […]