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Kurt Fanderclai

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    Take a look at bidding procedures in the AHPP for both public and private projects.  Also look at 3.5 in the B101 to check your duties.    Public bidding would of course typically require reading t...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    Hi Lucas -- I'd schedule it for the two-week time frame if you can.   Also, Michael and David have it right -- I'm in agreement with them. I went 6 for 6, all in ARE 5.0.  I took four in about thre...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    William, Your argument as presented appears to be: This is the work William does.  Most architects do what William does. The ARE tests on things  William doesn't do.  Therefore, the ARE is wrong.  ...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    "Is there a chance that the ARE will change the content of the test to reflect what the AXP puts one through and what architects actually do?" This isn't really so much a question as a premise stat...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    Hi Afxentis, The advice above to study the contracts themselves is always wise advice. A critical add:  Your original question gives me the impression that you don't yet understand the concept of S...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    I end up still getting email notifications from this forum long after I passed the ARE, so I do check in from time to time. This post was originally intended to offer an alternative approach to att...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    Nicholas -- well congratulations!  Hey, if I helped you in any way, that's great -- I know I was helped by many others as well -- that's what it's all about. I think you'll find that passing and ge...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    Nicholas and Christopher, I appreciate that each of you took the the time to write the above posts -- some great points in them.  Frankly speaking, although you wrote them for William's benefit, he...

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    Neither Top Down nor Bottom Up is necessarily tied to a particular breakdown of phases by percentage.  Look at AHPP (15th) page 970 to help understand these estimating concepts.    

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    Kurt Fanderclai commented,

    "Here's my take away.  I failed like many other people failed.  But, I don't have a 5 year degree either.  If I did have a 5 year degree to the tune of $150,000 I'd Really be ticked off.  I'm think...