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Old 05-25-2011, 09:53 AM
 
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hello everyone I am a regullar boy from Europe Romania. It's pretty hard living in this country because of the lack of money and people being mean and selfish, hard to get a job and all that. So I wanna escape from this and I was thinking living in U.S will be so nice. I am looking for a small town in wich I could have some good job oportunities, cheap places to stay maybe to buy my own house and thing like that. you get the ideea. If anyone can help with some advices please reply Thank you
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Old 05-25-2011, 11:55 AM
 
Location: The Triad (NC)
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I am looking for a small town
in which I could have some good job opportunities,
cheap places to stay
maybe to buy my own house
and thing like that. you get the ideea.
There are lots (LOT'S!) of small towns throughout the US with relatively cheap costs to live (independent of housing and healthcare) where a person who already has a pile of money could use that to buy a house at a relatively reasonable price.

The problem... is that rather few of those places have good job opportunities anywhere close by for the sort of work needed to afford the housing and healthcare costs. In the places where there are such jobs... the housing costs will be significantly higher as well.

The solution... is to have some really arcane skill so that you can be recruited by a sponsor or very generalized skills and the willingness to work an incredibly high number of hours per week.

Good luck... but stay in school for a while longer.
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:16 PM
 
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let's asume that I have some generalized skills and the willingness to work high number of hours per week and like 3000 $ to start with. what options do i have? and what could be stucking me to achive this goal?
oh..one more thing. I finished my school. I am young but not that young and I can come back home any moment if I fail in some way to succed
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Old 05-25-2011, 01:49 PM
 
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Look at the North Dakota forum.

If I were a young person today I'd buy a tent and take off for Williston or Minot North Dakota and see what work I could find. This is an oil boom area - very hard work, but wages are high for even unskilled labor. There is a problem with insufficient housing, though, so you will have to get permission to pitch your tent somewhere or go live in what is being called a company "man camp." If you could learn to drive a truck you'd do even better.

In fact, since you're not from America - first get a student visa to an American community college that teaches truck driving. Get your certificate, then get the appropriate work visa which will allow you to stay in the US to work, then off you go to North Dakota!
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