CFA® Program Exam Prep





20 Years of
Exam Success



Since 1999, thousands of candidates worldwide have chosen us to help them save serious study time, eliminate stress and pass the CFA exams with ease.


And endless kudos from students.




We're for
what matters most



Exam Success puts your prep effort exactly where you need it and frees you from the complexities and unnecessary extras, so you can get the exam edge — quick, no sweat.


Not your typical CFA Program prep.

Better prep for the right candidate



Exam Success is incredibly impactful for commerce students and grads, working professionals with a related academic background, and those who've taken the CFA exam before. We have one goal: make it easier for you to pass.


Sorry study lovers.



Pass with the Prof.



Exam Success students prepare for success by learning from one of the most talented teachers in the CFA Program prep profession; company Founder Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FSCI.


No-nonsense prep students need and love.
CFA Instructor Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI, teaching at Ryerson University



Why Exam Success?

Top reasons to prepare with Exam Success for your CFA exam.


We've been helping candidates pass their exams longer than any other Canadian CFA Program prep provider, and our years of experience has taught us a lot; like what works and what doesn't, what to prioritize and how to plan, and how to avoid the productivity and money-wasting pitfalls that can cost you a pass and even your career momentum. We can't wait to share Prof. Gordon's winning playbook for CFA exam success with you.





Best Instruction

Prof. Gordon's study solutions provide the comprehension, retention and confidence you need to pass with ease. They simplify the material, cut the fat, and make even the dullest, toughest topics interesting and a no-brainer to grasp and apply.* When you have the CFA profession's top teacher who does the hard work for you, keeps you actively learning and engaged, and shows you the "sweet spot" for studying, your path to a pass can be enjoyable — not something you have to suffer through. Unlock Prof. Gordon's winning strategy.


It's no wonder Exam Success is voted best CFA exam prep.**






Superior Support

Our dedicated team of experts is eager to make sure you are taken care of. It doesn't matter where you, contact us ANYTIME and you'll always get a friendly and prompt response to help melt away any stress and keep you moving forward. And, with our Student Support Discussion Board benefit that's exclusive to Focus Course: Plus and Power Review students, Prof. Gordon's answers, to even the most complex, burning questions, are never more than a click away. It's like having your teacher wherever you are.


When you need help, we're there.






Ultimate Flexibility

Learn and practice anytime and any place. From our CFA curriculum study guides, customizable courses and last-minute review seminars to our unparalled expertise and enthusisam to engage and support, Exam Success has the offerings you need to pass with ease, no matter how much time you have to study or want to prepare. It's all about YOU for a change!


Exam Success on your own terms.






Success Guarantee

Need a course retake? No matter the reason (failed, slept in, wedding date conflict...) if you are a Focus Course: Plus student, you can repeat your entire package for free, within 12 months of the CFA exam date that corresponds with your purchase - no “gotcha” milestones or conditions to meet. Learn More about how Exam Success has you covered.


There’s no substitute for peace of mind.






Currency Advantage

We are proud to be a Canadian company and our prices reflect that. Our prices are all in Canadian dollars – not USD – so you’re looking at a 25% or so currency advantage, making Exam Success courses and materials an even better bargain than other CFA Program prep providers'.


We're easier on the wallet!






Quality Assurance

Exam Success is accredited as a Certified Educational Institution by the Government of Canada (ESDC) and we follow CFA Institute's rigorous best practices in CFA Program exam prep — ensuring our offerings meet the highest standards. We're also Canada's longest-serving CFA Program prep provider, and have thousands of happy students around the globe. With Exam Success, you can feel confident you're getting the best.


You're in excellent hands.







Ready for your simplest path to a pass?

Select your CFA exam level and get started.


See how Exam Success can get you on your way to earning the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and all while enjoying the exam prep process too!



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                  Voted Best CFA Prep*







Our students work at top firms:









** 5/5-Star Rating Average (1000+ Exam Success Student Surveys 2014 - 2019).**2019 Top Choice Award Nominee in multiple categories. Exam Success follows CFA Institute Prep Provider Guidelines. Required Disclaimer: CFA Institute does not endorse, promote or warrant the accuracy or quality of the products or services offered by Exam Success. CFA Institute, CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


Chartered Financial Analyst


The gold standard designation in the financial services industry.

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"Your materials are clear, simple and strategically focused on exam-critical concepts and questions and kept me on track to a pass.

Lilianna Patino

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"If it weren’t for you, I don’t think I'd have ever cleared this exam... I’m even thanking the guy who told me about you.

Michael Tofilis

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"Thanks for your level II Calgary class. I passed and I couldn't have done it without your to-the-point tips."

Edis Tupkovic

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"Thanks for removing the CFA curriculum drudgery and helping me confidently and efficiently get to the finish line. Exactly what I needed."

Alpa Atha

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"I'm using your Level 2 videos. The jokes you crack make it like a real class. I'll be telling my co-workers at KPMG all about your great courses."

Olayemi Dada

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"Your classes were incredibly helpful! Thanks for answering my many questions and being so encouraging. You're the best! "

Alifiya Sohail

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"I passed...first try! Your online study program & final review class contributed a great deal."

S. Holland

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"Your course kept me on pace, explained the material in much simpler terms than the CBOK, played a huge part in my passing L1 & L2!"

Greg O.

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"I passed! I found your review course incredibly useful, especially in helping me focus my efforts in the final few days before the exam.

Katie G.

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"I passed! Your Queens MFIN CFA course helped me shape the areas I needed to focus on in the final stretch and was a HUGE help."

Mark Davis

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"I couldn't have done it without your simplified, to-the-point, slimmed down Level II material. The Exam Success program truly made all the difference."

Scharlet Igo

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"Thanks for giving us Queen's MFins the extra push. You put the pro in Professor!"

Frank Li

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"Prof. Gordon made it easy. His teaching style is simply fantastic. He provides concept clarity, is concise and yet detailed enough."

Tejvinder M.

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"Overwhelmed with joy to be awarded the CFA charter. It has been a very rewarding experience. I owe it to your guidance Brian!"

Pavel Kuperman

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"Having written Level 1 twice before, I can confidently say I wouldn't have been able to do it without your classes."

Alex Suddard

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"If there were an Exam Prep Hall Of Fame, Prof. Brian Gordon would earn the #1 rank on it for best CFA exam prep teacher."

David Sugarman

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"I'm crying with joy right now... you are the very reason that I passed... You are amazing, professor. I'm speechless."

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