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Michael Lawson

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    Hi William, you're bringing up a lot of varied points here so I might not address them all, but I wanted to drop my opinion in the conversation. On the role of an architect, I like to think of us m...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    Mine took a little longer than the average, but not much. Around the 30 business day mark, I called NCARB to see how things were going, and the rep basically said, "oh sorry, that should have gone ...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    I used and liked the BS mock exams for all of the tests. They work well when you use them as a tool for your learning. I finished the exams in February, so I haven't done a mock exam in a while, an...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    Black Spectacles and Design Hacks also do practice tests, with varying degrees of how helpful it may be. I found taking any and all practice tests to be really helpful for me as it forced me to con...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    Hey Micheal,  That's a really good and really big question, but you're in the right place to ask. There are many different paths you can take, from going straight through as they are listed on the ...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    In this question, they are looking for the item that is not listed in the specification Table of Contents. The item that is not a part of that list is the Metal Railings indicated by the red outlin...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    I would lean more on the references in the handbook. I'm sure there is great information in other resources, but the handbook is listing what was used to create the questions, so you'll generally f...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    There's a good one called Undercover Architect that I liked for PA. She does several series, and you can pick and choose which ones look beneficial from the title, but one series I liked was about ...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    Thanks Michael R. I didn't see the price before, probably didn't dig deep enough. I would definitely echo the sentiment "Please be open to acknowledging that everyone has a very different experienc...

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    Michael Lawson commented,

    I've mentioned this elsewhere, but I don't think you should 100% rely on third-party materials like Amber book, Black Spectacles, or Boot Camp. They can be great resources and helpful with study or...