Click here to go to the ARE 4.0 Guidelines
Click here to find exam preparation seminars.
Helpful hints on how to pass the ARE from Abby Clary
Helpful hints on how to pass the ARE from Sara Beardsley
Helpful hints on how to pass the ARE from Natalie Critchley
Helpful hints on how to pass the ARE from Jana Edelbrock
Helpful hints on how to pass the ARE from Marsha Spenser
Helpful hints on how to pass the ARE from Mike Ryan
The following books are available from the AIA Bookstore, telephone (202) 626-7475 or, use the toll-free number: (800) 242-3837, or order online at www.aia.org
They are also likely available from the Prairie Avenue Bookshop, 418 South Wabash, Chicago, Illinois 60605, telephone (800) 474-2724, or order online at www.pabook.com
Many of them are also available from Professional Publications, Inc. 1250 Fifth Avenue, Belmont, California 94002, telephone (650) 593-9119, and can be ordered online from them at www.ppi2pass.com
Architectural License Seminars
is a company specializing in preparing guides to help candidates pass the ARE.
They are owned by Kaplan Architecture, 30 S. Wacker Dr. #2500, Chicago, IL 60606-7481.
Their publications can be ordered by telephone at (800) 420-1429, or online
AIA Emerging Professional's Companion - available online at www.EPCompanion.org (you will need your IDP password to get in to this site)
AIA Handbook of Professional Practice - available at Prairie Avenue Bookstore, www.pabooks.com or through the AIA, www.aia.org
also available directly from the author at http://www.nalsa.com/
There are also online forums - places where you can ask questions about the exam and get answers from your peers who have already taken the exam.