On December 1, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. CT, the application window for taking the May 2018 will officially open. The window will remain open until Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. CT. If you are interested in taking the exam in May 2018 you must submit your complete exam application within this timeframe.
To be eligible to take the exam you must meet the education and experience requirements (see where you stand by going to https://www.planning.org/certification/eligible/) or be enrolled in the brand new AICP Candidate Pilot Program with a certified degree in hand (more info at https://www.planning.org/aicp/candidate/).
For a complete overview of the exam, answers to whether you are eligible or not, and what you need to apply, please go to https://www.planning.org/certification/currentexam/.
And finally, APA-KY will be offering an exam prep session on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the offices of Neel-Schaffer, 200 Whittington Parkway, Suite 205 in Louisville, KY 40222. This session will be for anyone interested in taking the AICP Exam during either of the 2018 exam periods (May or November). We will have tutorials over each of categories covered on the exam, firsthand accounts from people who have recently taken the AICP exam, and additional information on study materials, practice tests, etc. If you are interested in either attending this prep session as a test taker or as a presenter of information please contact Brian Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-574-5160.