Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). PLA began after World War II, when the G. I. Bill provided funds for veterans to go to college. They were allowed to “test out” of courses they already knew because of their experience. This is also known as credit by examination and is one form of PLA. For over 50 years this has been one of the best kept secrets in education.
Today, PLA allows you to skip the classroom and study at home. RN NursingPrep’s courses prepare you to pass PLA exams so you can earn college credit at home
For years, people have earned college credit by passing exams that prove they have college level knowledge of various subjects. The most widely accepted of these exams are:
RN NursingPrep was designed with one idea in mind: prepare individuals to pass ECE and DSST exams through relevant and innovative nursing study guides. We knew RN NursingPrep’s online material had to be complete, current and user friendly.
RN NursingPrep courses are always up to date in their content:
Our RN NursingPrep courses are complete, but if you want one-on-one support, you have the option of adding the expertise of a mentor: an MSN Prepared nurse teacher. You can choose this option when purchasing your course or you can add it later if you decide that you would like the extra help.
RN NursingPrep offers several options for purchasing your courses to meet your financial needs and personal time schedule.
There are General Education requirements for nursing degrees. If a student would like to use CLEP exams to fulfill them, our parent company www.speedyprep.com offers online preparation for 25 CLEP exams. A low monthly subscription allows unlimited access to all 25 courses.
“More than 50% of PLA students earned a degree in seven years, compared to 21% of non-PLA students.” *
An individual who earns 15 PLA credits that can be applied toward a degree can save from a low of around $1,605 at a large public university
to a high of around $6,000 at other institutions. *