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Old 12-06-2010, 07:43 PM
 
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I am in the very early stages of considering moving to Boston for school (I'm in my mid 30s, recent graduate from Tulane University in New Orleans).

I'm a bit intimidated by the cost of living...just wondering how the job market is in the area? I'm an experience IT Support professional (although my academic background/internships were in government/political campaigns)

I know the area is overly popular for students..but there are a lot of good options in Boston for adult students, Northwestern and the Harvard Extension School being 2 at the top of my list right now.
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Old 12-08-2010, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Job market is quite tight right now up here and cost of living is very high. Make sure you land a job here first before moving. Be prepared to live on a tight budget unless you are sure you are going to make a lot of money. Rents typically run over $1000 for a 1b and even living with roommates will cost between $500 and $800 on average.
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