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Wanted to let you know that I just found out I passed my test! This was my third time taking it and I know your videos are what did it for me. So excited to finally put this test behind me…your videos were worth every penny!

Megan D.

Well, another Amber seminar taken and another ARE PASS!!! You have created the best study resources available for any NCARB exam. These courses gave me exactly what I needed to pass and now I am officially a Registered Architect! If anyone is reading this and you are on the fence about taking a course offered by Professor Ermann and the Amber Team, you will not regret it!

John Rezsonya

Would like to Thank you for your great videos! I passed and have finished the ARE’s with your help!


Joán Peña

I would like you to know that I received my pass this weekend!!! Thank you so much for your email response. I went in there just like you said and I passed. Honestly, every question I read, I thought what did Michael say about that. Your voice literally saved me. Thank you for taking the time to make your seminar videos, they are amazing.

Fidelina Ramirez

Just got my building systems PASS !!! I wanted to thank you, not for only helping me study for the exam, but also for making building system a wonderful topic to study , I enjoyed watching the videos tremendously, and the things I have learned I will never forget, and hopefully will stay with me throughout my career as an architect! Thanks again.

Rima Azmeh

I can’t thank you enough for putting together a great program to prepare for the A.R.E.  The presentation style and your teaching style made it really easy to learn what you were teaching.  Without your program, I don’t think I would have passed.  You provided me with clear understanding of concept and theory that made discerning the test questions easy.  I can’t say enough great things about you and what you have provided the community.  Thanks so much!

Joseph Enciso

Thank you for putting together a clear and concise presentation of such varied and complicated (but not complex) material.   Your videos were genuinely entertaining and enlightening.


I will be forever grateful for your online videos. Those videos helped me really understand the concepts instead of just trying to memorize material. Again, thank you a million times over for your help!!

Lily Gonzalez

I receive my test results this morning and I PASSED!  I would like to say that I really enjoyed studying with the videos.  Michael, you did an amazing job explaining the information, the graphics were amazing and I truly learned more for this test than any other.  I really appreciate you all making this information available.


Michael Miller

I’d like to thank you for your well made course. I PASSED!!! You are right, hours with your course is better than weeks of reading. I will always recommend your course for this exam.

Moises Acosta

Thank you for creating the BS Videos, they were extremely helpful in helping me study for the exam. I found out on Friday I passed! All I studied was your videos and walked in the next day like you recommended and took the exam. Thanks Again!


Michael Gajevsky

I passed BDCS!! Thank you so much for creating this video; I truly feel like it was essential to helping me pass. Thanks for all that you do!


Gina De Leon

I passed BS, which was my last exam.  Thank you so much for the wonderful study videos.  The videos made studying for this exam super easy.

Alex Wilk

I completed all of the videos in the B.S. seminar last night and took the exam this morning. I wanted to say that the videos made the material come alive. I don’t know how long it would have taken me to comprehend all of this material without the videos. I am so glad I was able to get through all of them, especially the last two recap videos at the eleventh hour. That information was invaluable. Now when I crack open my other books, I understand what they are generally discussing, whereas I looked at them before in complete confusion… Thank you for making these videos! It was worth every penny.

Sharon Clay

I just wanted to thank you for 1) getting me these videos with such short notice and 2) for putting together such a comprehensive seminar. I watched the videos in one day, practiced the vignettes the following day then tested and passed!!! This seminar saved me weeks of study time. Thanks again. I’ll definitely recommend this to all my friends currently testing.

Jackie Rye