you should get the gleim cd's, jepp books, and asa oral study guides. I believe you can get the asa stuff online (see:free) ...the jepp books are $$, gleim is imperative (see:written).
when in doubt, close your eyes and see it happen in a comfy chair. the aviation path is long and arduous, but you will soon see what it feels like to look down on birds.
enjoy your first solo, you will never forget it. ^4
if $$ will let you, earn as many ratings as you can. . .
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