I got a letter from CAB saying...

I got a letter from CAB saying...

Postby hnQ_9999 » Sun May 21, 2017 1:14 pm

After taking the test a few week ago, today I got home and found in my mailbox
a letter from CAB. Inside there were few items and a large 8.5x11 yellow page
saying that I am now officially an Architect licensed in CA.
What a relief.
Needless to say, I got myself a beer and did a huge reflection on the issue.
I remember far back in the days when I received feedback from Coach about
drawing beams in center of the walls. The sad moment hearing bad news of
Mike SE passing away. And most recently people in CSE reminded me of
being so minutia with my study, etc...I am going to miss all of that.

Thank you Coach, and everyone here in this forum. Without you guys it wd take much more time for me to accomplish this.

Speaking of time, I am sure I still hold the gold medal for being the guy whose taking a
longest time to get the license. Trust me, I blame myself any chance I get
for being ignorance. I owe this to myself and my family. To my son, who used to
answer "My dad is an architect" whenever people asked what's his dad's job. From now on, I don't have to immediately correct it, "No, no...I am just an unlicensed designer"...

PS: For whoever interestes in my study materials, here is the link to
the free 1-page-CSE summary that I higlighted over everyday at lunch
to install the "big concepts" in my brain. Guess this is another franchise
from WE (look at the "buzzword" hint, but who cares).
On top of this of course I used a the WE and all of Woo's materials.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2T5pX ... p=drivesdk
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Re: I got a letter from CAB saying...

Postby gbalaka » Sun May 21, 2017 5:33 pm

Good for you!

You're officially an Architect. Get a nice frame and hang it the wall. It is a very difficult piece of paper to get. No more "unlicensed designer". If you are currently working in the Architecture field, I hope you get a raise.

I took a look at the 1-page-CSE Summary and it gave me a headache. Too much information/too abbrevated and does not work for me - i'm sure it was very useful to you.
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Re: I got a letter from CAB saying...

Postby markarch » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:45 am


I hope to be making a very similar post later this year, as I am now getting back into study mode and taking on the CSE this summer.

Cheers, you Architect (with a capital A) 8-)
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