The difficulty of the LPN program depends on the individual. It does help to obtain basic study skills and any medical experience is a plus. The LPN program requires less basic general education credits then the RN Program, yet some say that it is a lot of the same information crammed into a shorter time frame.
Nursing school does require a lot of time and dedication. Some say that it is easier the further you get because you learn to know what is expected out of you.