Requirement Room? What? You have to do stuff?
Yes, there are requirements but they are fun and painless and very easy to follow. Your own thread lets you keep track of the reqs you have done and let you see at glance the ones you still have to do.
Oooh, when do I get a thread with my name?
Once you've completed the WT/DM class and declared a path (Aes Sedai or Warder) in your graduation thread, the Mistress of Novices or the Master at Arms will get a thread