Thanks for the advice everyone. I know that to some it will seem like a chance at wasting money, but I might really be okay doing it this way.
I haven't taken my exit exam yet (will in May), but I like the idea of seeing how I do on that as a gauge for how well I will do on the NCLEX. I always manage a level 3 on our ATIs and get As or Bs on our exams with the difference there being whether I did a lot of studying or none.
I just know that a lot of my class mates are already worrying about which $500 class they are taking after graduation and how many books they're buying to prep. My thought is that if you graduate with the knowledge taught during school, you stand a really good fighting chance at passing, right?
Again, I appreciate everyone's feedback.