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How to Survive the LARE

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to Survive the LARE

For the past 2 years I have been going through the pain staking process of becoming a Licensed Landscape Architect. On February 20, 2016, I officially became that Licensed Landscape Architect. Lucky 957 in the State of Nevada. Going through this process, I have learned a few things… more than just landscape architecture and how to […]

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Jogging vs Running

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jogging vs Running

I read the other day, the best way to annoy a runner is to call them a JOGGER! Not that jogging is bad, but it got me thinking… What is the Difference Between a Runner and a Jogger? According to Livestrong… “Running at speeds less than 6 mph” Some see jogging as just an occasional run […]

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Why Join ASLA

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Why Join ASLA

Many people have asked and myself included, Why Join ASLA? For a long time the running joke was because we got a magazine every month. Though, I knew there were benefits, I really saw it at last month’s meeting. Last month my co worker and I (a new graduate from UNLV) went to the ASLA luncheon […]

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Landscape Architects

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Landscape Architects

There is still time to make some New Year’s Resolutions. Let’s concentrate a little bit on our careers! Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Landscape Architects! 10. Pass a LARE Section This process is long and drawn out. Feel accomplished by passing one exam this year… if you are feeling ambitious, shoot for 2 exams. […]

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LARE Take 2

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
LARE Take 2

It has been quite a while since I have posted… Well the LARE (Landscape Architecture Registration Exam) took over my life for quite a while. And…. I am still not done. Turns out, I am very good at failing! In a few short days I find out the results of the Grading and Drainage portion of […]

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Failure is reality

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Failure is reality

In your mind, failure may not be an option, but failure is reality. These past few months, failure has reared it’s ugly head. As you have probably seen, I haven’t written in a few months. Part of it is life happened, the other part is I didn’t want to admit that I failed exam #2 of […]

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Work, Work, and More Work

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Work, Work, and More Work

WOW!!! Has it really been almost 2 months since I last wrote?? Where has the time gone?? I do have a few ideas… work, work, and more work! My new job, which I guess really isn’t too new anymore, has been absolutely NUTS! Doing designs for a home builder (Photoshop presentations and complete CDs), bids […]

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10 Different Careers in Landscape Architecture

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
10 Different Careers in Landscape Architecture

You graduated, now what?? Now that you have that magical piece of paper that says Bachelors or Masters in Landscape Architecture, what are you going to do? There are so many diverse careers with a degree in Landscape Architecture. 10 Different Careers in Landscape Architecture 1. The traditional route Work in a firm. Design parks, […]

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I Hate Landscape Architects

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
I Hate Landscape Architects

Coming from someone with a Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture who gets completely nerded out by new plant books, this is the last thing you would expect me to say, right? NOPE! I have been at this new job for 6 months, learning about the Ugly Side of Landscape Architecture, and with every set of plans that […]

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More Changes

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
More Changes

There are more changes coming my way… Just when I thought I would slow down a little bit I got a little push to keep on moving. Starting next month I start taking my LARE. For those who don’t know, it is the Landscape Architecture Registration Exam. Hopefully by spring of 2015 I will be […]

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