Must Read Publications from NCARB – ARE 5.0

NCARB has done a great job of providing as much information as they can to get you started in ARE 5.0.  Below are some links to resources on NCARB’s websites.

Ready to take ARE 5.0? We’re here to help. Explore each division to learn more about the content covered:

We also offer a number of tools and resources you can use to prepare for the exam, including:

ARE 5.0 Guidelines

The ARE 5.0 Guidelines includes everything you need to know about starting the ARE, scheduling an exam, going to the test center, and other important examination policies. Download the Guidelines for a step-by-step explanation of how to navigate ARE 5.0.

ARE 5.0 Handbook

The ARE 5.0 Handbook walks you through each division, providing specifics on objectives, sample questions, suggested references, and more.

ARE 5.0 Community

Have a test question? Looking for a study session? Need expert help? The ARE 5.0 Community is the place to be. Through the community, you’ll have access to exclusive prep videos, advice from architects who’ve taken (or helped write!) the exam, and more.

ARE 5.0 Demonstration Exam

We offer a free demonstration of the exam, available through your NCARB Record. The demonstration includes 20 practice questions and will help you become familiar with the testing interface, question types, tools, and available references.

ARE 5.0 Test Prep Video Series

Our video prep series offers exclusive insight into each ARE 5.0 division with information on content, sample questions, and suggested references.

ARE Update

Want to stay on top of the latest exam news? Subscribe to our ARE Updates for important reminders, study resources, and more.

NCARB Blog

Our blog is full of helpful study tips and details about the exam, plus inspirational success stories and advice from recently licensed architects.

You’ll want to start by reading the NCARB’s ARE 5 Handbook before you start studying third party materials.  NCARB has a lot of interesting publications that you can find on their website, I have also threw in here some documents that I think are essential reading for ARE candidates.

2014 Idp Guidelines
2014 Idp Guidelines
2014 idp_guidelines.pdf
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ARE Guidelines
ARE Guidelines
ARE_Guidelines.pdf
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512 Downloads
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Are Reference List Study Materials
Are Reference List Study Materials
are reference list study materials.pdf
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Are-roundup Multiple Choice EricB Author
Are-roundup Multiple Choice EricB Author
are-roundup multiple choice EricB author.pdf
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ARE5 FAQs
ARE5 FAQs
ARE5_FAQs.pdf
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ARE5-TestSpecification
ARE5-TestSpecification
ARE5-TestSpecification.pdf
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Burning Question
Burning Question
burning_question.pdf
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EMERGING PROFESSIONALS COMPANION Aiab097759
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS COMPANION Aiab097759
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS COMPANION aiab097759.pdf
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INTRO TO THE ARE PRESENTATION 20120911-intro Bw1
INTRO TO THE ARE PRESENTATION 20120911-intro Bw1
INTRO TO THE ARE PRESENTATION 20120911-intro_bw1.pdf
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NCARB DRAWING SOFTWARE BUTTONS
NCARB DRAWING SOFTWARE BUTTONS
NCARB DRAWING SOFTWARE BUTTONS.pdf
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NCARB Rules Of Conduct
NCARB Rules Of Conduct
NCARB Rules of Conduct.pdf
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NCARB-letter-on-the-confidentiality-agreement ARE Forum Reminder
NCARB-letter-on-the-confidentiality-agreement ARE Forum Reminder
NCARB-letter-on-the-confidentiality-agreement_ARE_Forum_Reminder.pdf
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158 Downloads
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Stop Calling Me The Intern Architect In Person
Stop Calling Me The Intern Architect In Person
Stop Calling Me The Intern Architect in Person.pdf
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