Planners preparing to sit for the AICP exam should check out the following resources:
- To get a sense of what’s currently on the exam, be sure to take a look at AICP’s Exam Outline.
- For a comprehensive study guide, APA offers AICP’s Exam Prep 3.0.
- There’s also a study course offered by Planetizen.
- Check out APA’s recommended reading list, including Everyday Ethics for Practicing Planners, Planning Theory for Practitioners, The Practice of Local Government Planning and Contemporary Urban Planning.
- There are free study resources from Florida, Philadelphia, Wisconsin, and Texas.
- There’s a free website PlanningPrep with several practice exams.
- There’s a YouTube page called “PlanningWebcast” that has a series of AICP Exam Review sessions
- Access flashcards created by previous test takers at StudyStack.comby searching AICP.
For any questions about preparing for the AICP exam, you can contact Vice President of Professional Development Alex Wallach, AICP, at firstname.lastname@example.org.