COOL! contrats! what books did you order and where did you order from? One good idea if you're going to do the self-study route is to get ahold of some of the King videos. (if you can stand them) they are pretty good at explaining a lot and they follow the written test guide. buying them can be pricy, but they are also available to rent or just take home at some FBOs. Sporty's has a lot of videos also, but again, they're pricy too.
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