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Episode 28: ARE Series: How to PASS Project Management

In our next installment of the ARE 5.0 Series, Emily goes solo to talk about the 2nd exam in our recommended test order - Project Management! She covers the structure of the test, the content of the 5 key sections in the test, and how you would see the section content in question form. She also dives deep into the most important resources you need to PASS this exam. Feel free to DM us on Instagram if you have any questions or comments! Good luck to everyone studying - we are rooting for you! Timestamps: 0:00 - Format of test 4:18 - Content of test 13:08 - Study resources Use code OPP15 for 15% off Desk Crits Guide to the ARE 5.0 RESOURCES MENTIONED: ARE 5.0 Handbook Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice (AHPP) AHPP Wiley Guide Contracts: B101, C401, A201 Schiff Hardin - Professional Practice Lecture Series Ballast (PPI) Review Manual Ballast (PPI) Practice Questions Ballast (PPI) Practice Exams Designer Hacks Free PjM Quiz Designer Hacks Paid

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Episode 27: A Conversation with Rashida Ng, RA, NOMA - Part II

This is Part II of a very special interview with Rashida Ng, RA, NOMA! Rashida is one of the first 500 black women to be licensed architects in the United States. She currently serves as Associate Professor and Chair of Undergraduate Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. In this episode, Rashida gives valuable advice to anyone who might be interested in teaching, and how that has played a huge role in her life. We also discuss architectural education as a whole, what shifts the recent years have created in our industry and the future of our profession. Listen to find out why it seems like all architecture faculty went to an Ivy League school, and how that influences the next generation of educators. // Use code OPP15 for 15% off Desk Crits Guide to the ARE 5.0 Become a Patron! Follow us on Instagram @openplanpodcast for the latest episode updates, architecture content, study material, and much more!

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Episode 26: A Conversation with Rashida Ng, RA, NOMA - Part I

This is Part I of a very special interview with Rashida Ng, RA, NOMA! Rashida is one of the first 500 black women to be licensed architects in the United States. She currently serves as Associate Professor and Chair of Undergraduate Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. In this episode, Rashida tells stories of her experience as a POC in architecture school and as a young designer in the workforce. We also dive deep into our industry's gatekeeping and exclusion of the word "architect" and how it may be negatively impacting our profession. This is a vulnerable, impactful interview you don't want to miss! Timestamps: Emily and Maria's catch-up: 0:00 - 7:50 Rashida's Interview: 7:50 - 50:44 // Links mentioned: www.studyarchitecture.com Use code OPP15 for 15% off Desk Crits Guide to the ARE 5.0 Become a Patron! Follow us on Instagram @openplanpodcast for the latest episode updates, architecture content, study material, and much more!

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Episode 25: Emily Passed the ARE's!

Emily is DONE with the ARE's! In this episode, Maria interviews Emily about all the details of her exam journey and how she made it to her final pass. Emily opens up about her fails (yes, there were multiple), what her exact study schedule was, how to stay sane throughout the whole process, and much more! Be sure to stay tuned to the end for Emily's 7 tips that she’s gathered from passing the ARE’s. Enjoy the episode! Use code OPP15 for 15% off Desk Crits Guide to the ARE 5.0 Follow us on Instagram @openplanpodcast for the latest episode updates, architecture content, study material, and much more!