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Old 02-20-2013, 09:07 PM
 
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I'm guessing there is already a thread on here, but I'm new so I haven't found it yet. I'm currently a sophomore in college and really can't stand it. I want a change, my life has been so static through my first 20 years. Does anyone know of a good country/place to move to for a few years for a younger guy like me? Somewhere I can get a simple job at a local place maybe a restaurant, I don't know. Pretty ladies, of course. Low to mid cost of living. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:42 PM
 
Location: North Idaho
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No job skills, not enough education, cheap job in a cheap place.

Don't think the pretty ladies are going to be thrilled about you.
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Old 02-21-2013, 05:03 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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my life has been so static through my first 20 years


Here's an idea: study as hard as you can, finish college as soon as you can, get the best-paying job possible, work hard for 30 years, then you can retire while you're still relatively young -- and you won't be stuck in a low-paying, dead-end job, looking back at the 30 years you wasted because you were so bored when you were 20.
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Old 02-23-2013, 06:43 AM
 
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It can be quite difficult to move to another country without a work permit/visa even to do a low level paying job.
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:02 AM
 
Location: Westminster, London
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Agree with most of the comments here regarding focussing on your education for the time being. Build up a strong financial foundation before travelling -- that'll protect you from any unpleasant surprises or contingencies in your ventures abroad.

I occasionally come across homeless people from the usa who had come to the uk to begin a new life. They'd end up losing their safety nets, broken relationships etc. Eventually to be stranded in the country without money, friends or relatives.
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:35 PM
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I'm guessing there is already a thread on here, but I'm new so I haven't found it yet. I'm currently a sophomore in college and really can't stand it. I want a change, my life has been so static through my first 20 years. Does anyone know of a good country/place to move to for a few years for a younger guy like me? Somewhere I can get a simple job at a local place maybe a restaurant, I don't know. Pretty ladies, of course. Low to mid cost of living. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
so what you really want to know is if it is better to be homeless in America or abroad..
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:47 PM
 
Location: City of Angels
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dont pay attention to these jokers, they are clueless. being broke/homeless is a temporary problem and not a big deal at all, i'd be willing to bet none of them have ever been homeless themselves. it's not really a big risk anyway, so not worth worrying about.

anyways, you're going to need start up capital if you decide to move, so that should be your primary focus right now, finding ways to make and save more money. you can work out all the minor details once you make the move. you can find low paying work in most countries in the world, although admittedly a degree will help (especially in countries where ESL jobs are common).
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