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The simplest path to a pass in financial services industry exam prep.

"I have one goal. Make it easier for you to pass!"

Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI

Exam Success students prepare for success by learning from one of the top authorities in CFP®, CIM®, CSC®, CFA® Program exam prep profession, Exam Success founder Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI.

Brian founded Exam Success with the motivation to create CFA Program exam prep training that would set students free from their study struggles and actively engage and empower them to pass the increasingly competitive and challenging financial services industry exams.

A talented instructor, program designer and Canada's most experienced CFA Program exam prep provider, Prof. Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI, knows the sweet spot for studying.

Celebrated for his signature no-nonsense prep approach, his study solutions cut the fat, simplify the concepts, and focus on the must-know knowledge and skills, at the appropriate depth required to confidently pass.

Since 1999, when Prof. Gordon introduced the first Exam Success CFA Program prep course in Toronto, he and his accomplished team have helped 1000s of candidates around the globe pass the increasingly competitive CFP, CIM, CSC and CFA exams with efficiency and ease.

"I've learned exactly what works and doesn’t and my mission is to help you avoid the painful study mistakes that can cost you thousands of hours and dollars and even your career momentum."

Prof. Brian Gordon,CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI

Today, Prof. Gordon continues to bring order to prep chaos, acting as the key inspiration and spark for company innovation and staying relevant in an era of constant change.

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