You have an incredible year coming up! Use the ideas and information here to maximize your opportunities.
anything from "Where will I stock up on Oreos and American shampoo?" to "What am I going to do every Shabbat?" With a little advance knowledge from those who have been in your shoes in your Yeshiva or Seminary, you'll be able to hit the ground running. This site is designed to answer some of your questions and provide resources for your better understanding and insight, making the process that much more comfortable. Going to Yeshiva or Seminary for a year is an incredible experience. We're here to help make it as good as it can be.
Older Talmidim, Madrichim, Shoalim U'Meishivim, even Rebbeim-A Chavrusa with someone you want to build a stronger relationship with can build your skills, expose you to new areas of Torah, and add a new angle to the relationship. Not everyone has time, but it can't hurt to ask...
You'll want something for the rainy (and potentially snowy) days. If they're hiking boots, they'll be good for tiyulim, too.
The Lachmanyot at Ma'apeh Ne'eman, on the way towards Sha'ar Tzion, come out of the oven right around the end of Vasikin. Getting a couple of fresh rolls and a Shoko B'Sakit is the best way to finish off an all-night learning session.