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Old 07-22-2013, 03:40 PM
 
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Hi, I want to move into the New York area with my best friend sometime when we are older, for we are currently about to enter high school as Freshmen. We both want to know if it's a realistic goal to hope to be able to move to New York out of high school, and if not when. I want to become a doctor and go to medical school, and I have pitch perfect grades in all subjects and am taking all honors and one A.P. course in this coming school year. My friend wants to go into Law Enforcement, with excellent grades in English and History, but with a little bit of a struggle in Science and Mathematics. I've been to New York twice and loved each time, saying I think that, in my own opinion, I would love to live there. My friend, however, has not, but I will add that she dislikes the country, which we both currently live in. We would gladly share an apartment if need be, and I expect we will. And having a roommate is a great way to cut down on expenses. We want to know everything, from what employers look for and how our lifestyles will change. I also think it's important to add that my friend's mother is determined to live close to her child, so it's highly likely she'd move with us, which possibly means she could help the two of us financially. So could someone please tell me if we're dreaming or if we're being stupid. And can anyone recommend a good website for information on New York City?
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:50 PM
 
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I would try Chicago. Windy City
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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Go to college, re-evaluate this question in a few years.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Bed-Stuy & Bushwick
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You're probably on the best source of info on NYC in the interweb. Straight talk, little fluff. Some of it from authentic New Yorkers.

Roam gon tell you what. Would love to have you in our city but when you come here you gon need mucho dinero. Work hard in school, save up some bread starting tommorrow. Work, dont slack. Eat ya vitamins, do your HW, and go hard for that scholarship. Hopefully you get a lil ride here, and thats the beginning of the battle. Then Roam wants you to work yass off for that phd, so you can not only live, but live comfortably. This is the mos expensive city in the country, Concrete Jungle for real.. and Roam wanna see you out here shining and enjoying everything you love about it. So do your best, believe in yourself, and best of luck. Bless.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:52 PM
 
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Thank you ROAM NYC!!! Thanks for the encouragement and I promise to do my very best! My friend and I will both work hard and make New York proud to have us! I'll figure out which college in that area will get me where I want to go and go there. Though I'm sure Chicago is great to live in too, I've been to both and I want the Big Apple. (: (That is, of course, if we chose to live there, despite difficulties. But thanks for the encouragement, because I'm not afraid to work hard for want I want!)
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