CSC® Exam Prep

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Since 1999, thousands of Canadian Securities candidates worldwide have chosen us to help them pass the CSC exams with ease.

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Exam Success puts your prep effort exactly where you need it, so you can get over the exam passing score — quick, no sweat.

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Exam Success is the simplest path to a pass for CSC exam candidates everywhere.

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Best prep for the right candidate

Exam Success is incredibly impactful for aspiring financial industry professionals looking to earn the CSC credential in the most efficient and simplified way possible.

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Pass with the Prof.

Exam Success students prepare to pass the CSC exams by learning from one of the most talented teachers in the profession; Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FSCI.

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

Why Exam Success?

Top reasons to prep with Exam Success for your CSC exams.

Exam Success knows what it takes to pursue professional goals and get results without wasting time and putting your life and other priorities on hold. Let us share Prof. Gordon's proven playbook for CSC exam success with you.

Effective Instruction

Prof. Gordon's Canadian Securities Course (CSC) Exam 1 and Exam 2 study solutions are straight-to-the-point, clear, succinct and teach and test the-need-to-know competencies and skills presented in the most recent course texts published by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI).

When you have the profession' top instructor who removes the fluff, keeps you on point, actively involved and makes the dull, tough topics easy to grasp and apply, your path to a pass can be enjoyable — not something you have to suffer through. Read Prof. Gordon's full biography here.

No-nonsense. No guesswork. No wasted time.

Realistic Questions

Unlike other providers' questions that are unrealistically easy or overly difficult, Exam Success' closely simulate what you are likely to see on exam day; in terms of both question level and style. Our solutions are also of the highest calibre. They provide invaluable rationals with tips and strategies for every question, stimulating a deeper understanding of the principles, concepts and skills stressed on the CSC exams.

Know what to expect when test day arrives.

Success Guarantee

We've got you covered with our unlimited logins and free repeats, giving you plenty of chances to succeed with us.

Not only do we offer CSC prep products that are super straightforward and succinct, we also stand behind them with our unlimited logins and Free repeats, giving students plenty of chances to succeed with us. With Exam Success you can gain repeat access to all the online resources you purchased for up to two years or until you pass, whichever comes first. And of course all the materials you purchase that are in PDF format are yours to print and keep!

There's no substitute for peace of mind.

Proudly Canadian

Founded in Toronto in 1999 by Canada's own Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI, Exam Success is 100% Canadian owned, operated and designed. Being Canadian, means a lot to us as a company. We are honoured to represent Canadian values including diversity, inclusion, progressiveness, fairness, community and education and we’re proud to be a Certified Educational Institution by the Government of Canada (ESDC).

Proudly Canadian. Respected internationally. Built on word of mouth.

Ultimate Flexibility

Learn and practice anytime and any place with our award-nominated Canadian Securities Course exam prep all delivered through our modern online learning interface. From Prof. Gordon's famous practice question test banks, foundations math workbook and study packages to our unparalled expertise and enthusisam to engage and support, Exam Success has versatile CSC exam prep learning solutions to help you pass with ease, no matter what time you have or want to prepare or your budget. It's all about YOU for a change!

Exam Success on your own terms.

Quality Assurance

Exam Success is accredited as a Certified Educational Institution by the Government of Canada (ESDC) and we follow the most recent course texts published by the CSI (Canadian Securities Institute) — and CFA Institute's rigorous best practices in CFA Program prep ensuring our offerings meet the highest standards.

Our partnerships with leading organizations have included the likes of FP-Canada, IG Wealth Management, Ryerson University, Morneau Shepell and HSBC, to name just a few. Since, 1999 our 5-star rated and award-nominated prep has helped thousands of CSC exam candidates succeed. With Exam Success, you can feel confident you're getting the best.

You're in excellent hands.

Top Choice Award Nominee for CSC Exam Prep Provider with Most Customer Satisfaction Votes

      Voted Best CSC Prep*

Different by Design

The only prep that's tailored to what really counts on the exam.

Exam Success


To the Point
Plain Language
Value Added
Exam-Level Quality

Yup, Just Right!

Long Winded
Overly Technical
Full of Fluff
Too Basic or Complex

Off Target

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See how Exam Success can get you on your way to earning the Canadian Securities Course credential, and all while enjoying the exam prep process too!

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A Trusted Partner

Exam Success collaborates with Learning Institutions, Firms and Associations to ensure exam success for the next generation of CSC credential holders.

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.


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