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Old 11-01-2008, 02:00 PM
 
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I moved here a month ago, and dropped about 5k in the first couple weeks on first/last/deposit at the apt, furniture, gas to get here, etc.

Granted, I had a significant amount of money saved, but I can't really see anyone being able to move here with much less than that and no steady work right off the bat?
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Old 11-01-2008, 03:08 PM
 
Location: San Rafael,CA/San Juan,PR
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Thank you all for your input. I am hoping to move before the class of 2009 graduates so I can beat that crowd to the job search. So hopefully a March or April 2009 would be my moving date. I am very excited to move and when I am feeling down or unmotivated (especially while waiting tables) the fact that I will inevitably move to NY really motivates me.
Beat the crowd in the job search? LOLLLL!!! Thats really funny.
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Old 06-27-2010, 03:53 AM
 
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**** yes
yes yes yes
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Old 06-27-2010, 03:58 AM
 
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And good luck!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-27-2010, 10:33 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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There isn't really a formula, because nobody can tell you what you can afford--and how responsible you are with your finances.
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Old 06-28-2010, 10:58 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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I am a marketing major seeking work in non-profit or any type of marketing that is for a good cause rather than just advertising for Tide detergent or something silly like that. I would like to work for a firm that raises awareness for breast caner or another good cause.
Good for you! Very refreshing to hear.
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I think $3500 will be fine for me. I'm moving from Cali with a friend and we're gonna get a place with a mutual friend who already lives there, so deposit/first/last month's rent will all be equally divided.

My dad will drive me there so I can bring some of my larger furniture items (bed, dresser), too. Therefore I'll only have to pay for gas.
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:50 AM
 
Location: Parkslope, Brooklyn
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I love NY- But it's so expensive to get going and then to keep going... I lived in Alabama for several years.. paying $675 for a two bedroom HOUSE- HUGE backyard and a front porch. This was IN the city Huntsville too...... In NYC I'm getting such a great deal paying only $1500.00 a month in a two bedroom. of course the apt falling apart and my neighbors would gladly stab me for a nickel.... but at-least I have a roof over my head right?? :S
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Old 07-07-2010, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I love NY- But it's so expensive to get going and then to keep going... I lived in Alabama for several years.. paying $675 for a two bedroom HOUSE- HUGE backyard and a front porch. This was IN the city Huntsville too...... In NYC I'm getting such a great deal paying only $1500.00 a month in a two bedroom. of course the apt falling apart and my neighbors would gladly stab me for a nickel.... but at-least I have a roof over my head right?? :S
Why don't you find a roommate to help cover the cost?
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