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Solutions cARE Package
ARE First Aid Kit (Archiflash Desktop + Solutions)
$226.00

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How will it help me?

Together, Archiflash Desktop and the Solutions book are the two essential study tools that cover each of the ARE divisions. Archiflash Desktop helps you prepare for the multiple-choice sections. This dynamic and interactive flashcard software will dramatically increase your retention of the facts and improve your exam performance. Solutions covers all of the graphic sections and is like a how-to manual for the graphic vignettes. In conjunction with the Vignette Packages, use Archiflash Desktop and Solutions throughout your ARE preparation.

 

What is it?

The First Aid Kit is a combination of both Archiflash Desktop and the Solutions book, at a 15% discount.

  • Download Archiflash Desktop immediately after purchase.
  • Solutions book ships to you via UPS within 3-5 business days.
  • To purchase only Archiflash Desktop click on the corresponding tab above.
  • To purchase only the Solutions book click on the corresponding tab above.

 

 

ARCHIFLASH DESKTOP

Archiflash Desktop is downloadable flashcard software designed specifically to help you prepare for the multiple-choice sections of ARE 4.0.

  • Diagrams, definitions, drawings, charts, multiple-choice questions etc.
  • Detailed explanations
  • Create customized decks
  • Immediate download, no waiting or shipping costs
  • Study by ARE division or Content Area, i.e. Plumbing, Wind Forces, History
  • Over 1,150 cards
  • Search for words, phrases or card numbers
  • Shuffle cards
  • Like the exam, study topics across multiple divisions
  • Email questions and comments directly from the software
  • Mac and PC compatible
  • Ongoing updates
  • Requires 90 MB of free space and registers to one computer

 

 

SOLUTIONS: UNDERSTANDING THE GRAPHIC VIGNETTES OF THE ARE 

At 240 pages the Solutions book covers all eleven graphic vignettes and includes:

  • A comprehensive introduction to the vignette format, computer scoring, and more.
  • Considerations, recommendations and strategies for each of the 11 vignettes
  • Two sample problems for each of the 11 vignettes
  • Annotated passing and failing solutions
  • Vignette solutions are in color just like the ARE
  • Dozens of frequently asked questions
  • Fully annotated Directions, Program and Code highlights key issues
  • Time-saving tips and tricks
  • Potentially fatal errors
  • Ships to you via UPS

 

How do I use it?

Log in to your account at NALSA.com and on your "My Account" page, click the "Archiflash Desktop" image. Download and launch the software. Select what you want to study and review the flashcards. When Solutions arrives via UPS, read the introduction and the chapter for the division you want to study.

 

When do I use it?

Study Archiflash throughout your preparation for each division. Read Solutions in conjunction with studying the NALSA Paper and Pencil Practice Vignettes and watching the Insight video. This will give you the necessary background before you attempt to solve the NCARB practice vignettes. Refer back to Solutions throughout your preparation for each division to answer questions.

 

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Solutions: Understanding the Graphic Vignettes
$112.00

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How will it help me?

Solutions is the only reference book you’ll need for the graphic vignettes. Solutions includes an introduction to the vignette format and with focused clarity, walks you through two unique examples of how to approach and solve each of the eleven vignettes successfully. This thorough analysis is like a how-to manual for the graphic vignettes.

 

What is it?

At 240 pages the Solutions book covers all eleven graphic vignettes and includes:

  • A comprehensive introduction to the vignette format, computer scoring, and more.
  • Considerations, recommendations and strategies for each of the 11 vignettes
  • Two sample problems for each of the 11 vignettes
  • Annotated passing and failing solutions
  • Vignette solutions are in color just like the ARE
  • Dozens of frequently asked questions
  • Fully annotated Directions, Program and Code highlights key issues
  • Time-saving tips and tricks
  • Potentially fatal errors
  • Ships to you via UPS

 

 

How do I use it?

When Solutions arrives via UPS, read the introduction and the chapter for the division you want to study.

 

When do I use it?

Read Solutions in conjunction with studying the NALSA Paper and Pencil Practice Vignettes and watching the Insight video. This will give you the necessary background before you attempt to solve the NCARB practice vignettes. Refer to Solutions throughout your preparation for any division to answer questions.

Archiflash Desktop Software
$155.00

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How will it help me?

Archiflash is a proven study tool used by thousands of successful candidates. This dynamic and interactive flashcard software will dramatically increase your retention of the facts and improve your multiple-choice exam performance. Diagrams, drawings, multiple-choice, definitions, and detailed answers presented in manageable bites helps you focus and makes your studying more effective. The software offers the benefits of the flashcard format plus additional features like, study by Content Area, Search, and the ability of the software to draw important cards from any division. You’ll learn the material faster than you ever thought possible.

 

What is it?

Archiflash Desktop is a downloadable, comprehensive flashcard software study tool designed specifically to help you prepare for the multiple-choice sections of the ARE 4.0.

  • Diagrams, definitions, drawings, charts, multiple-choice questions etc.
  • Detailed explanations
  • Create customized decks
  • Immediate download, no waiting or shipping costs
  • Study by ARE division or Content Area, i.e. Plumbing, Wind Forces, History
  • Over 1,150 cards
  • Search for words, phrases or card numbers
  • Shuffle cards
  • Like the exam, study topics across multiple divisions
  • Email questions and comments directly from the software
  • Mac and PC compatible
  • Ongoing updates
  • Requires 90 MB of free space and registers to one computer

 

 

How do I use it?

Archiflash is designed to be used in several ways. Study the cards front-to-back, or challenge yourself by studying back-to-front. Read the answer side first and try to determine the question. Reshuffling the deck helps assure that you're understanding the information. Search for terms, or study specific Content Areas like Environmental Issues. Remember, Archiflash presents the topics you're likely to encounter on the exam. Don't simply memorize the questions and answers. Understanding the concepts presented will help you answer any question on a particular topic. On multiple-choice cards, note the explanations for the incorrect answer choices. You'll find important information there as well.

Log in to your account at NALSA.com and on your “My Account” page, click the "Archiflash Desktop" image. Download and launch the software and enter your serial number (registers to one computer). Select what you want to, study and start using Archiflash immediately.

 

When do I use it?

Use Archiflash to study for each multiple-choice test throughout your preparation for each division. Note, the Schematic Design division of the ARE has no multiple-choice section.

 

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Archiflash Desktop + Printed Cards
$225.00

How will it help me?

Archiflash is a proven study tool used by thousands of successful candidates. This dynamic and interactive flashcard software will dramatically increase your retention of the facts and improve your multiple-choice exam performance. Diagrams, drawings, multiple-choice, definitions, and detailed answers presented in manageable bites helps you focus and makes your studying more effective. The software offers the benefits of the flashcard format plus additional features like, study by Content Area, Search, and the ability of the software to draw important cards from any division. With identical content as the software, the printed cards offer the portability of traditional flashcards. You’ll learn the material faster than you ever thought possible.

 

What is it?

The Archiflash Desktop flashcard software is designed specifically to help you prepare for the multiple-choice sections of ARE 4.0 and is available to download immediately through your account at NALSA.com. The printed flashcards will be shipped to you via UPS.

Archiflash Desktop

  • Diagrams, definitions, drawings, charts, multiple-choice questions etc.
  • Detailed explanations
  • Create customized decks
  • Immediate download, no waiting or shipping costs
  • Study by ARE division or Content Area, i.e. Plumbing, Wind Forces, History
  • Over 1,150 cards
  • Search for words, phrases or card numbers
  • Shuffle cards
  • Like the exam, study topics across multiple divisions
  • Email questions and comments directly from the software
  • Mac and PC compatible
  • Ongoing updates
  • Requires 90 MB of free space and registers to one computer

 

Printed Cards

  • Shipped to you via UPS
  • Color Coded by division
  • Storage box included

 

 

How do I use it?

To access Archiflash Desktop, log in to your account at NALSA.com and on your “My Account” page, click the "Archiflash Desktop" image. Download and launch the software and enter your serial number (registers to one computer). Select what you want to study and start using Archiflash immediately. When your printed cards arrive via UPS, find the division you want to study, separate the perforated cards, and begin studying.

 

When do I use it?

Use Archiflash to study for each multiple-choice test throughout your preparation for each division. Note, the Schematic Design division of the ARE has no multiple-choice section.

 

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Archiflash iPhone - $149.99
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What is it? BUY NOW - iTunes Store

For over 20 years Archiflash has helped candidates, like you, pass the Architect Registration Exam (ARE). Archiflash is the most comprehensive, concise, and effective study system, brought to you in a flashcard format. The alternative to hitting the books, this dynamic and interactive study tool will dramatically increase your understanding and retention of what you really need to know to PASS THE ARE. 


To optimize your valuable study time, Archiflash is designed to help you learn relevant exam content in manageable bites. Archiflash contains over 1,160 flashcards and covers each multiple-choice section of the ARE. Packed with more information than you ever thought possible in an easy to use flashcard format.  

• Study by ARE division 
• Study by Question Type: diagrams, definitions, multiple-choice, equations, etc.
• Study by Content Area: codes & regulations, materials & technology, wind forces, etc. 
• Search Keywords and Phrases – study specific concepts 
• Shuffle Deck – learn the information, avoid memorizing based on card order 
• Bookmark Cards – group cards into your own deck for easy reference 
• Study Front to Back, Back to Front – challenge yourself to determine the question/topic 
• Save Your Place - pick up where you left off 

 

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, Retina iPads Only, and iPod touch.

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How will it help me?

Now you can have a complete set of Archiflash in your pocket. You can study anytime and anywhere. This comprehensive application is based on the flashcard format. This dynamic and interactive study tool will dramatically increase your retention of the facts and improve your exam performance. Concise concepts and information presented in manageable bites helps focus your studying. The software offers the benefits of the flashcard format plus additional features like, studying by Content Area, Search, and the ability of the software to draw important cards from any division. The application will continue to grow and provide more information in future updates. Archiflash is active learning, not passive reading.

 

How do I use it?

This application is availabe to purchase through the iTunes Apple store. Simply login to your account with the iTunes Apple Store and download the application to your mobile device. Launch the application whenever you want to study. Select a division or Content Area and prepare to Pass the ARE.

 

When do I use it?

Use the Archiflash iPhone application to study for each multiple-choice test throughout your preparation for each division. Note, the Schematic Design division of the ARE has no multiple-choice section.


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