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Project Planning and Design Mock Exam - 2019 | ARE Live

1/25/2019
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: PPD12419PC Join us as we discuss Project Planning & Design with Mike Newman. Using a mock exam, we’ll cover all of the most perplexing and difficult topics in this division of the ARE. Project Planning & Design focuses on all issues relating to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical, and economic issues. We...

Duration:00:39:57

Programming and Analysis Mock Exam - 2018 | ARE Live

12/18/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: PA121318PC Join us as we discuss Programming and Analysis with Mike Newman. 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 project development knowledge and skills relating to architectural programming; environmental, social, and economic issues; codes and regulations. These...

Duration:00:42:20

Project Management Mock Exam - 2018 | ARE Live

11/15/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: PJM111518PC Join us as we discuss Project Management with Mike Newman. 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 resource management, project work planning, project execution, and project quality control. These tools will help you feel comfortable...

Duration:00:58:31

Combating Test Anxiety | ARE Live

10/30/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: CTA103018PC In this episode we sit down with one of our Black Spectacles ARE Prep Coaches and a psychology expert to discuss what test anxiety is, how managing it can improve your exam scores, and specific ways to help overcome it. We’ll be asking for your input on what you’ve found makes you nervous or trips you up, and give you our tips & tricks for staying cool, calm, and collected....

Duration:01:00:12

Understanding Structures | ARE Live

9/11/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: STR91118PC Mike Newman and Ji Moon, a structural engineer and architect, discuss the structural formulas and concepts you’ll see on the ARE. They’ll review a few different mock exam questions so you can learn how these types of questions are written and get a better sense of the structural considerations you’re expected to know. After this episode, you’ll have variety of useful test...

Duration:00:49:43

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 you...

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 taking...

Duration:01:03:53

How To Tackle The Vignettes | ARE Live

1/30/2018
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: VIGNT13018PC Using a few mock vignettes, we cover everything you need to know so you’ll have a game plan when you take on this section on the real exam. You'll also learn the best strategies for approaching and executing the vignettes section so you can feel comfortable demonstrating your understanding of the concepts and principles that you'll need to know when you...

Duration:01:12:05

Programming, Planning & Practice Mock Exam Review | ARE Live

12/13/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: PPP121217PC Join us as we discuss Programming, Planning & Practice with Mike Newman. 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 the application of project development knowledge and skills relating to architectural programming; environmental,...

Duration:01:05:21

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 of...

Duration:01:12:49

Construction Documents and Services Mock Exam Review | ARE Live

9/25/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: CDS92117PC Join us as we discuss Construction Documents & Services with Mike Newman. 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 contracts & different business entities, construction processes, and how to calculate & set your fees. These tools...

Duration:01:17:31

Recently Licensed Architects - How They Passed | ARE Live

8/17/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: http://blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: HOW81517PC 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:00:59:33

Construction & Evaluation Mock Exam Review | ARE Live

7/12/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: 71117CEPC Join Black Spectacles and Mike Newman for our Construction & Evaluation discussion. 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 bidding and negotiation processes, support of the construction process, and evaluation of completed projects....

Duration:01:10:21

Programming & Analysis Mock Exam Review | ARE Live

6/7/2017
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15% Discount on a Black Spectacles Membership for AIA Members: Visit: blackspectacles.com/membership and enter code: 6617PAPC Join Black Spectacles and Mike Newman for our Programming and Analysis 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 Programming and Analysis exam and how...

Duration:01:07:44

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