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Success Teams



We are currently accepting applications for the remaining of 2018. This will be a time to focus solely on PPD & PDD.
AIA Dallas will provide study material, and study schedule. A mentor who has successfully taken and passed these two exams will be guiding the team along the way.

ACT FAST - email Shirley Che at for details. This PPD & PDD block kicks off on August 14th
Cost is $120 AIA Members/ $160 Non-Members


What Is a Success Team?

It's an accelerated study program designed to support ARE candidates through a structured and focused approach, providing the materials, mentorship, and camaraderie needed to pass the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). The program will feature recurring meetings, where all participants gather and trade study materials, study tips, exam experiences, and compete in friendly ARE Trivia games.

Who Can Participate in a Success Team?

Associates with an active NCARB Record, who are eligible to test, are welcome. Participants are required to show proof of ARE Eligibility from NCARB. AIA members will enjoy a discounted rate to enroll in the program.

Why should you Participate in a Success Team?

Many ARE candidates have difficulties passing the ARE. Success Team program offers an opportunity for candidates to find support, share successes (and failures), and get questions answered. The Success Team program is structured to encourages ARE candidates so they can stay on track & not delay testing/studying. The program provides access to study materials, and mentors.

These fast-paced study groups are designed for you to have a team that studies and takes a test every six to eight weeks. New teams form annually at the beginning of each year and study together for an entire year. Each team will be comprised of individuals who will work together to develop a study schedule and exam-taking sequence. AIA Dallas provides study materials from Kaplan, Ballast & Archiflash, as well as discounted access to ARE lectures. Program space is limited, please subscribe to the AIA Dallas enewsletter for latest updates when teams are being formed.


$250 AIA Members/ $325 Non-Members


2018 Success Teams FAQ

2018 Success Teams Application Form