NCARB announced that there will be a new ERA for the ARE beginning late in 2016. ARE 5.0 will be QUITE different than ARE 4.0. Do not get caught in the transition, no matter how far down the line it is. Read more about NCARB's announcement by clicking on the link below. Good luck to all and get it over with sooner than later.
NCARB has published a Transition Chart from ARE 4.0 to ARE 5.0. Here is the link to that.