Are you trying to decide whether using Premium Membership as a study tool or registering for one of our live exam review courses is better for you? Let's take a look.

Premium Membership

Choose to study on your own with a Premium Membership if most of the following apply to you:

  • I have a plan of how I need to study.
  • I have enough discipline to study on my own.
  • I am fairly confident that I can figure out what I need to study.
  • I am self-motivated to find answers when I need to.
  • Most of the exam material is review for me; I have been exposed to it before.

Live Exam Review Course

Choose to study with a certified instructor using an exam review course if most of the following apply to you:

  • I study much better when someone helps me prioritize.
  • I don't have the time to figure out what I need to study.
  • I learn better when I have regular access to a live instructor and class.
  • I prefer to have a structured study regimen to help me prepare.
  • I am uncertain how much of the exam material I remember or know.

Comparison Chart

The table below can help you determine the best fit for your exam preparation.

Premium Membership is included with our exam review courses.

checkmark 24gray= okay fit checkmark-24= great fit

CoursePremium MembershipExam Review Course
Course Length

Depends upon the subscription you choose . You can always renew.

Subscription options: 1 Year (Renewing), 1 Year (Non-renewing), 3 Months (Renewing)

1 year of Premium Membership.

10-16 classes , 2 live classes per week.

Study Plan   checkmark-24the course
Exam Taking Strategies  checkmark 24gray forums  checkmark-24 forums, lectures, homework
Study Materials  checkmark 24gray quiz question solutions  checkmark-24 lectures,  recordings, course notebook, homework, homework solutions
Quizzes  checkmark-24  topic-specific quizzes, random quizzes, quiz question solutions  checkmark-24 topic quizzes, random quizzes, quiz question solutions, homework
Study sessions  checkmark 24gray live study sessions, study session recordings  checkmark-24 live study sessions, lectures, recordings of lectures, homework, and study sessions
Instructor access  checkmark 24gray study sessions, membership forums  checkmark-24 study sessions, membership forums, lectures, course forums, messaging, email
Access anytime  checkmark-24 depends on your subscription length  checkmark-24 1 year access to course materials and lecture recordings (downloadable), live lectures happen at specific times
 Practice Exams  checkmark-24 timed exams with solutions(ASP, CSP, CIH)  checkmark-24 timed exams with solutions, final course exams with solutions (ASP, CSP, CHMM, CIH)
 Credit  checkmark-24 from webinars; includes ethics requirement credits  checkmark-24 webinars, specific credits for each course including ethics; see course offerings for details
 Exam Guarantee   not applicable  checkmark-24 See guarantee for conditions

Learn more about: Premium Membership ASP-CSP courses CHMM Online Review CIH Online Review