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Nguyen Huy

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    Scott: Thanks for responding. I called NCARB and got the answer. Since my master's is from a NAAB accredited school, I don't need to send NCARB my undergrad transcript. But I will need to have my g...

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    Unverified Foreign Education

    I have a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Vietnam and a Master of Architecture from Ball State University in IN (NAAB Accredited). My NCARB profile is saying my education in Vietnam is "Unverif...

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    Samantha: I usually use Mind Maps to brainstorm but find it useful to take note as well. I use it to summarize my reading or to organize areas I need to cover for each exam.  For example, here is w...

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    Kennath: I'm sorry you didn't passed PA. I would not rely entirely on Ballast especially for bigger tests like PA, PPD, and PDD.  Going through the NCARB ARE 5.0 Handbook is a must do before gettin...

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    Yeah, I use Black Spectacles only for practice exams. Sometime I used their lectures to help me sleep. Pluralsight and Amber are way better than BS if you look for lecture videos.

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    Ramy: Thanks! My highest BS score for PA is 74%. In fact, that was the best score I got for all the BS practice exams (including PcM, PjM, and CE). All my other BS practice tests are from 40% to 60...

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    PA Pass - Here is my study strategy

    MATERIALS & RESOURCES Books Problem Seeking (Chapter  Sun, Wind, and Light (Focus on having a good understanding about different design strategies for different climate) Site Planning and Design H...

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    Neha: As mentioned in the tips, the A201 and B101, in my opinion, are the two most important AIA contracts needed for this test. You still need to know a little bit about other documents like C401 ...

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    @Michael Smith: I only looked at Narmour Wright sections just because I didn't have too much time. I think these sections provide a good amount of information to prepare for the test though.

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    Nguyen Huy commented,

    @Yi Li: for BCI I did a quick overview on all chapters but focused more on chapter 7. For Fundamental of Building Construction I looked more closely to sections on site work. And for Architectural ...