Housing for WCL?

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Umusaza
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Housing for WCL?

Postby Umusaza » Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:04 pm

I'm trying to decide between WCL and UC Hastings, but I'm leaning toward WCL. I'm interested in Public International Law, and WCL seems to be stronger in that area. I live two blocks from UC Hastings, but would like to try out the east coast. Any leads about affordable housing for WCL? I'd like to spend as little as possible on my rent. Maybe a dormitory or something like that...Many thanks.

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby FSK » Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:28 pm

Umusaza wrote:I'm trying to decide between WCL and UC Hastings, but I'm leaning toward WCL. I'm interested in Public International Law, and WCL seems to be stronger in that area. I live two blocks from UC Hastings, but would like to try out the east coast. Any leads about affordable housing for WCL? I'd like to spend as little as possible on my rent. Maybe a dormitory or something like that...Many thanks.


You mean american? There's nothing cheap in DC. Your best bet is to live way out in the burbs if you really want to save money. I pad 800 my first year to split a 2BR

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:15 pm

Umusaza wrote:I'm trying to decide between WCL and UC Hastings, but I'm leaning toward WCL. I'm interested in Public International Law, and WCL seems to be stronger in that area. I live two blocks from UC Hastings, but would like to try out the east coast. Any leads about affordable housing for WCL? I'd like to spend as little as possible on my rent. Maybe a dormitory or something like that...Many thanks.


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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby Capitol_Idea » Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:19 pm

I went to AU undergrad - Tenleytown is NOT cheap. Also don't go to WCL. Don't do that to yourself.

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby ms2014 » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:23 am

I'd be really surprised if you'd be able to live in one of the campus dorms as a law student. AU has had major housing shortages the past few years and I don't think on-campus housing is guaranteed for undergrads past their first year.

If you are looking for (relatively) cheaper housing in DC, you might have the most luck looking in the Glover Park or Mount Pleasant areas. They don't have the best access to the metro but I have friends living in those areas and know that they pay far less rent than others. On the metro, there is cheaper housing in Columbia Heights and NoMa but I still doubt you'd find one bedrooms for less than $1600/month.

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby FSK » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:01 am

zacharus85 wrote:I went to AU undergrad - Tenleytown is NOT cheap. Also don't go to WCL. Don't do that to yourself.


Aslo, Tenlytown is awful. Its expensive and the bars suck.

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby dudders » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:26 am

ms2014 wrote:I'd be really surprised if you'd be able to live in one of the campus dorms as a law student. AU has had major housing shortages the past few years and I don't think on-campus housing is guaranteed for undergrads past their first year.

If you are looking for (relatively) cheaper housing in DC, you might have the most luck looking in the Glover Park or Mount Pleasant areas. They don't have the best access to the metro but I have friends living in those areas and know that they pay far less rent than others. On the metro, there is cheaper housing in Columbia Heights and NoMa but I still doubt you'd find one bedrooms for less than $1600/month.


Look at H buses from Columbia Heights/Mt. Pleasant (H2, H3), and I'm sure there's a Wisconsin Ave. line that's decent to AU from Glover Park. Or get a bike. These are great areas for affordable(ish) housing but none are metro accessible to AU.

Also don't go to AU.

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby Traynor Brah » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:53 am

Well, shit, if you're going to move three thousand miles for one of the very worst law schools in the country, you might as well take advantage of unlimited govt cash for three years. Double down on the crazy.

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby chuckbass » Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:28 am

Traynor Brah wrote:Well, shit, if you're going to move three thousand miles for one of the very worst law schools in the country, you might as well take advantage of unlimited govt cash for three years. Double down on the crazy.

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Re: Housing for WCL?

Postby FSK » Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:32 am

You might be better off moving to Anchorage and setting up a nude beach.




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