CFA® Exam Prep Space Has New Competitor

Sep 16, 2013, 09:00 ET from The American College

BRYN MAWR, Pa., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest non-profit, accredited college devoted to financial services is entering the space to help candidates prepare for their Chartered Financial Analyst® exams.

The American College, based in Bryn Mawr, PA, has launched, a mobile launch pad with high-impact CFA® Level I prep packages. Candidates studying for the June 2014 Level I exam are now able to pre-purchase educational toolkits that will be released on November 4.

"Analyst Success is a fresh way to meet the needs of CFA® candidates," notes Dr. Larry Barton, President and CEO of The American College of Financial Services.  "By blending access to personal mentors with advances in mobile learning, the Analyst Success program can lead to a more effective result for those seeking their CFA® charter, the top global mark for financial analysts."

The Analyst Success prep program offers both self-guided and instructor-led packages.  Resources include video solutions for application exercises, personal mentors, live online problem-solving webinar classes, video instruction, and the latest eBook technology supplemented by hard-copy workbooks.

"A team of 17 top subject matter experts has collaborated to create the Analyst Success program with a focus on what candidates really need to succeed," says Barton.  "Time management is critical in preparing for CFA® exams, and a personalized analytics dashboard will help candidates stay on track."

Level II and III packages will be available in the fall of 2014 to complete the full exam prep offering from Analyst Success, and materials and support will be available worldwide.  The prep program is backed by an institution with an 86-year heritage.  The American College has educated more financial advisors than any institution in the world, notes Barton, with more than 155,000 graduates now working for investment firms, hedge funds, broker dealers, banks, mutual funds and insurance companies.

To learn more about the Analyst Success program visit or email  Candidates in the U.S. and Canada may call an educational counselor toll-free at 888-292-8777, while those in other countries can call direct at +1 610 526 1175.

About The American College
The American College is the nation's largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services. Holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others for over 86 years. The American College's faculty represents some of the financial services industry's foremost thought leaders. For more information on the new exam prep program for CFA candidates, visit

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