I can't tell if my account is stuck, or if it really does take this long

Don’t worry, you don’t have to guru all radicals to get your new kanji. However, to get to the next Wanikani level overall, you will need to Guru 90% of all kanji in that Wanikani level.

Also I think you’d find it nifty to install some scripts.

Have a gander at these:

And the most important one for when you finally reach level 2 :slight_smile: :