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What Happens on July 1

The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) 4.0 retires in just a few weeks—here’s what you should expect if you haven’t finished testing by June 30, 2018.

ARE Update: Don’t Impact Your Future—the Importance of Exam Security (March 2018)

NCARB wants to be sure every candidate understands the candidate agreement and important testing policies.

ARE Update: 5.0 Demo and Testing Strategies (September 2016)

The ARE 5.0 Demonstration Exam and Prep Videos will familiarize you with the exam and prepare you for success. 

ARE Update: Get Ready for ARE 5.0 With NCARB's New Handbook (September 2016)

To help you prepare for ARE 5.0, we’ve developed a new resource: the ARE 5.0 Handbook! The document provides in-depth information about the structure of each division, explains the objectives you will be assessed on, and suggests references to additional resources. 

ARE Update: ARE 5.0 Guidelines Now Available (August 2016)

The ARE 5.0 Guidelines are here! The document includes an introduction to the exam, an overview of appointment times, plus five steps to completing the exam.