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Brightwood Study Toolkit—Exam Information and Study Strategies

Brightwood Study Toolkit—Exam Information and Study Strategies

Welcome to the Brightwood Study Toolkit, an online resource for Emerging Professionals preparing for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE). Whether you are just finishing your education, or well into your architectural career, Brightwood is here to help you pass the ARE.

Begin by Selecting a Category Below:

ARE 4.0 Exam Information

As you begin the exam process, it is important to know what is included in the Architect Registration Exam. Brightwood can help you develop a plan for your studies.

Study Tips for the ARE 4.0

Learn which study techniques work, how to improve your retention, and tips from Brightwood and NCARB.


 

Exam Day

Learn valuable test-taking strategies and know what to expect on exam day. Brightwood is here to help you prepare.


Post-Exam

When will you get your exam results and what happens if you do not pass a division?



ARE 5.0 Exam Information

Exam changes are coming in 2016. There are several paths you can take to finish the exam, so it is important to make a plan.