What are your best tips for passing the ARE? The architect’s registration exam. Depending on which of the ever-evolving versions you take, there’s section upon section to pass. You’ll probably schedule your test taking efforts out over a number of months. Of course COVID-19 may have thrown a wrench into your schedule… will the test-taking sites be open or not? There’s a lot of studying and worrying and practicing going on, so if you’ve passed the ARE, how did you do it?