ZineZ made one of these last year, and Ryn made one two years ago, so I figured as this year's active Osgoode 1L I'd offer to answer any questions you may have. Someone else tried to start one a few weeks ago, but since they weren't a 1L and were simply requesting one it didn't garner much attention
I'm happy to answer any questions you have about Osgoode generally, how I study specifically, living on campus, or anything else. As a student from out-of-province, I also have a
@ZineZ covered off basically everything else in your post, but I'll expand on their response to this question.
You'll have the opportunity to volunteer with some clinics early in first year, with applications due right around the start of September. I know CLASP, the Osgoode business clinic, and Parkdale all took on first year students, but those are the only ones I remember. Those either run the whole year (OBC and Parkdale) or 1 semester (CLASP).
Then, as Zine said, you'll have the