Category Archive: ARE News

Jan 07

Taking Advantage of the ARE 5.0 Transition

For those ARE candidates that will be transitioning from 4.0 to ARE 5.0, there are a few ways you can take advantage of the transition. Since the new ARE 5.0 version will have 6 brand new exam divisions, there is some overlap between these new divisions and the previous 7 divisions of ARE 4.0. There …

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Aug 21

ARE Retake Policy

In June of 2014, NCARB announced a change to the ARE retake policy that will go into effect in October of 2014. This new change to the policy will affect all ARE candidates that are currently taking the exams. What’s The Change? Essentially what the change does is reduce the amount of time candidates have …

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Jan 26

ARE Vignette Practice Software On A Mac

For those of you out there looking for the ARE vignette practice software on a Mac, you may finally be in luck! For the longest time, the practice software for the vignette section of the ARE was only available for a 32-bit Windows computer. It wouldn’t work on a 64-bit Windows computer and certainly would …

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Dec 28

ARE 2013 Blackout

It appears that there may be some pretty big changes to the ARE this year with the 2013 Blackout that is about to occur. In December 2012, NCARB released a brief statement introducing the blackout and how it may affect some ARE candidates. Unfortunately, there is very little information available at this time regarding the …

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