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Navigating Practice Management | ARE Live

7/11/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: PCM71018PC Join Heather Rivera, our resident architect, and Mike Newman who will be discussing creating a team, ethics, standard of care, and everything else you should know about the practice management side of architecture. After this episode, you’ll have useful test taking strategies to help you feel comfortable demonstrating your knowledge of practice management principles that...

Duration:00:59:42

Top 10 Tips for Passing ARE 5.0 | ARE Live

6/6/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: TIPS6518PC Join us at this ARE Live Podcast episode to learn the best study strategies and test taking tips to pass the ARE 5.0. We’ll be live with Mike Newman showing you what you can expect to see on the 5.0 exam. You’ll also learn the best strategies for answering each new question type, and we’ll even use one of our practice exams that look just like the real ARE so you can get...

Duration:01:27:22

Navigating the Case Studies | ARE Live

5/9/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: CASE5818PC Join us as we discuss the ARE case studies with Mike Newman. Using a mock case study, we’ll cover everything you need to know about this new section on the exam so you’ll have a game plan to complete the case studies before time expires during the real exam. You'll also learn the best strategies for approaching and executing the case studies so you can feel...

Duration:01:20:46

Steps to Getting Licensed | ARE Live

4/11/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: STEPS41018PC With different requirements in each state, it’s no secret that there’s a lot to consider on your path to licensure. Join us at this ARE Live Podcast episode to shore up your understanding of the steps to getting licensed. We’ll be live with two licensing advisors showing you what the general licensure requirements are, then we’ll break down how licensure...

Duration:00:55:07

Navigating Contracts | ARE Live

3/6/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: CONTRACT3618PC Join us as we discuss the contracts and legal issues that you’ll need to be familiar with when you take the ARE. Hear from Mike Newman and Attorney Mike Hanahan, Partner at Schiff Hardin and UIC Adjunct Professor (in charge of the famous Schiff Hardin lectures). He is regularly involved in both negotiating major construction contracts and representing...

Duration:01:10:25

Getting Licensed As A Parent | ARE Live

2/21/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: PARENTS22018PC Are you trying to balance preparing for your exams and parenthood? Then you’ll want to join us and our panel of licensed architects who found time to study for the exam and made sure their kids didn’t miss a meal. You’ll learn some of their best tips and study strategies, discover their most useful resources, and learn about different approaches to...

Duration:01:03:53

New Architect Highlight - How They Passed | ARE Live

11/8/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: NAH110717PC Do you want to know the best tips and tricks for passing the ARE? Join us and our panel of newly licensed architects for the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the best and brightest. Find out their study strategies, discover their most useful resources, and learn about different approaches to taking the exam. And if you’re looking for a new study method,...

Duration:01:02:36

Site Planning and Design Mock Exam Review | ARE Live

10/13/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: SPD101017PC Join us as we discuss Site Planning & Design. Using a mock exam, we’ll cover all of the most perplexing and difficult topics in this division of the ARE. With these practice questions, we will explore issues related to site planning concepts, site analysis ideas, and site details. These tools will help you feel comfortable demonstrating your understanding...

Duration:01:12:49

Recently Licensed Architects - How They Passed The ARE | ARE Live

5/17/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: HOW51617PC Do you want to know the best tips and tricks for passing the ARE? Join us and our panel of newly licensed architects for the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the best and brightest. Find out their study strategies, discover their most useful resources, and learn about different approaches to taking the exam. Hear each of our panelists discuss their...

Duration:00:53:46

Project Management Mock Exam Review | ARE Live

4/19/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: 41817PJMPC Join Black Spectacles and Mike Newman for our Project Management discussion. We will be using sample mock exam questions as an opportunity to discuss some of the more vexing topics, as well as delve into strategies for answering. This will be a good introduction to the types of problems that you are likely to find on the Project Management exam and how best to...

Duration:01:09:25

Practice Management Mock Exam Review | ARE Live

3/30/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: 32917LIVEPC Join Black Spectacles and Mike Newman for our Practice Management discussion. We will be using sample mock exam questions as an opportunity to discuss some of the more vexing topics, as well as delve into strategies for answering. This will be a good introduction to the types of problems that you are likely to find on the Practice Management exam and how best to...

Duration:01:06:01

Translating into Engineer Speak: A Structural Systems Mock Exam

7/30/2015
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How do you build a hospital so it can withstand an earthquake? How do you calculate axial loading bearing capacity? How do you draw out a shear moment diagram? Find out with today’s episode, the Structural Systems Mock Exam featuring Mike Newman and Heather Heidenreich. You can download this mock exam and answer the questions yourself, and then listen in. The questions will help you develop a strategy for how to study for the exam and some of the formulas, tables, and terms you’re going to...

Duration:01:13:29

Just what is a Mechanic’s Lien, anyway? A Construction Documents and Services Mock Exam

6/5/2015
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Do you know what Standpipe is? How about what’s expected of you according to the A201 General Conditions? Who signs the A201 General Conditions? What are the A201 General Conditions!? Find out in today’s episode, the Construction Documents and Services Mock Exam with Mike Newman. You can download this mock exam and answer the questions yourself, and then listen in. The questions will help you develop a strategy for how to study for the exam and some of the terms you’re going to see in this...

Duration:01:25:55