I finally was able to reply to you! Something about I had not made enough posts? Hope I am not too late!
I do know Ihad looked into the Excelsior program, a lot of money to do it and test, and it is totally self taught. If you are not one that can do that to good effect, I would not suggest it. And if you do start it and dont finish, that do not refund any of the like $2800 you pay to teach yourself the material- that doesn't include books or videos you buy to make yourself understand the material better.
The TEAS test is harder than the standard NET test most schools
use. We just started using it in the past year- year and a half. My class was actually the guinea pig to figure out what they wanted the set level to be at in able to evaluate students for entry in. I am enclosing a link to the handbook so you can check out the requirements : http://www.tcl.edu/Future_Student/Pr...ook2009-10.pdf
We have a 92% pass rate for the NCLEX-RN. Here is the link for the Health Sciences div.
Ask anything you want to know!