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What utilities should I expect to pay when living in an apartment, aside from electricity?

Besides electricity, expect to pay for your water, gas (if necessary), and wifi/cable. Of course, if you're trying to save money, it may... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What utilities should I expect to pay when living in an apartment, aside from electricity?

Besides electricity, expect to pay for your water, gas (if necessary), and wifi/cable. Of course, if you're trying to save money, it may... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Do you think it is worth it to pay a bit more rent if it means getting your own room and bathroom?

I think it depends on the person. For me personally I would 100% pay extra for my own room at least because I like being able to control... (more)Read 9 Answers
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Do you think it is worth it to pay a bit more rent if it means getting your own room and bathroom?

I think it depends on the person. For me personally I would 100% pay extra for my own room at least because I like being able to control... (more)Read 9 Answers
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My building is non-smoking, but my neighbor smokes and I can sometimes smell it through the vents in our apartment. How can I get them to stop without getting them in trouble with our landlord?

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My building is non-smoking, but my neighbor smokes and I can sometimes smell it through the vents in our apartment. How can I get them to stop without getting them in trouble with our landlord?

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Is it a good idea to live with good friends or not? What have been your experiences?

I will speak based on the experiences of my two roommates, it's not a good idea. These two were best friends in high school and decided... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Is it a good idea to live with good friends or not? What have been your experiences?

I will speak based on the experiences of my two roommates, it's not a good idea. These two were best friends in high school and decided... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What was an unexpected expense you had when moving off campus?

I would definitely say utilities. Right off the bat electric and the A/C and heat shocked me and I had to learn really fast to manage the... (more)Read 7 Answers
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What was an unexpected expense you had when moving off campus?

I would definitely say utilities. Right off the bat electric and the A/C and heat shocked me and I had to learn really fast to manage the... (more)Read 7 Answers
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What do you consider to be the benefits of living in a city, and how would you advise others to make the most out of this kind of environment?

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What do you consider to be the benefits of living in a city, and how would you advise others to make the most out of this kind of environment?

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I am a graduate student and this is my first time living with a roommate. How do I adjust to the living arrangements?

Living with a roommate, whether it be someone you know or not, can be difficult, but there are two words you need to abide by: respect... (more)Read 2 Answers
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I am a graduate student and this is my first time living with a roommate. How do I adjust to the living arrangements?

Living with a roommate, whether it be someone you know or not, can be difficult, but there are two words you need to abide by: respect... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Is living with your best friend a good idea?

I loved living with my best friend for two years. She helped me get used to living in a new environment. However, I did find myself... (more)Read 6 Answers
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Is living with your best friend a good idea?

I loved living with my best friend for two years. She helped me get used to living in a new environment. However, I did find myself... (more)Read 6 Answers
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My roommates are party animals. But we're locked into this lease for a year. How do I talk to them without making it a hostile environment for 8 more months?

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My roommates are party animals. But we're locked into this lease for a year. How do I talk to them without making it a hostile environment for 8 more months?

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My roommates are kind of closeminded when it comes to thinking of how others are impacted by their decisions (i.e. throwing parties, being dirty). How can I get them to try to understand everyone else's feelings without getting into another argument?

Plan how/what you want to say to them without it sounding like you're being judge-y or holier-than-thou and then get everyone to sit down... (more)Read 1 Answer
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My roommates are kind of closeminded when it comes to thinking of how others are impacted by their decisions (i.e. throwing parties, being dirty). How can I get them to try to understand everyone else's feelings without getting into another argument?

Plan how/what you want to say to them without it sounding like you're being judge-y or holier-than-thou and then get everyone to sit down... (more)Read 1 Answer

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