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Bring Your Roommate: 6 Campus Activities to Bond Over

If you want a happy partnership, you’re going to need to bond.

And to bond, you’ll need to spend time together (outside of the apartment!).

But what is there to do? Well, if you’re near a college campus, there’s always something going on. And if you live further off campus to the point where...

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How to Set Up a Chore Chart For Your Apartment

Living with someone means sharing your life with them.

You share Sunday breakfast, cold winter nights, and 3 a.m. homework marathons.

It also means you share something more intimate, something that no one likes talking about: chores. And everybody knows you have to do it in order to maintain any...

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5 Strategies for Vetting Your Potential New Roommate

If you're looking for a roommate, this is the post for you.

What you’re looking for in a roommate solely depends on how you live and what you like, so trust your judgment when it comes to finding a new living partner! You don’t want to be locked in a miserable lease for 10-12 months.

Here are...

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A Guide to Breaking Up with Your Roommate

“It’s not you, it’s me. I just don’t think we can do this anymore.”

The words you’ve dreaded hearing: the sounds of your roommate breaking up with you.

Or wait, are they coming out of your mouth instead?

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What Does an Apartment Cost in Bloomington-Normal?

If you’ve chosen to live in Bloomington-Normal, congratulations. You’ve made a great choice.

More than 132,000 people live in the area, which boasts dozens of great places to eat, opportunities for the arts and theater, sporting events, recreation, and, of course, some amazing places to shop.

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Apartment Living Can Be More Affordable Than Dorm Life

You may think that living in the dorms is the cheapest option for room and board while you’re at school.

However, living in an apartment may be more cost-effective than living in a dorm.

Here are the factors you need to check before making your decision.

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Budget vs. Luxury Apartments: What to Expect in Each Price Range

The most important thing about choosing an apartment is whether you can cover rent.

In this post, you’ll learn how to create a simple budget, and what factors to consider when looking at budget-friendly apartments compared to more luxurious apartments.

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How to Find Hidden Value in Student Housing

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