Are we there yet? Are we there yet? ARE we there yet?
I found myself constantly asking this question back when I was studying for the Architect Registration Exam (AREs). After one year and 6 months, I finally finished all 7 exams. That was 2014!
But then getting licensed didn’t stop me from asking the question. If anything, completing 6 years of schooling, gaining hundreds of hours of work experience as an intern, and finally passing all the exams, was only the beginning. And so I came to realize maybe “Are we there yet?” wasn’t really a question – it was more a state of mind. Tacky, but real and worth asking nonetheless.
This blog started as a platform for me to share random tips and graphics about the AREs. As I move on to the professional world with a license to practice architecture, it will slowly transition into a collection of my thoughts, my reflections on what it means, and what it takes to be an architect and an entrepreneur, along with some practical information.
I thought about getting a new account and starting everything anew, but then I thought, it’s only logical to pick up where I left off, both literally and conceptually. So here I am, starting to write again. Bottom line, this blog has always made me feel less alone, and I hope it does the same to you.