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Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« on: January 14, 2005, 12:39:45 PM »
I'm heading to Cambridge in the spring, and had forgotten how darn expensive hotels are there.  I just don't feel like spending lots of $ checking out a law school, and I don't have my parents' budget, so I'm totally unfamiliar with the budget hotels.  I have friends I would stay with, but all of their theses are due around the days I'm going, and I am NOT going to inflict myself on them during that stressful time.  I've written to Harvard to ask for advice - do you think there's any chance there'll be some spare student accommodation?  Have any of you all been through this with other schools?

thanks :)
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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2005, 12:43:35 PM »
I'm heading to Cambridge in the spring, and had forgotten how darn expensive hotels are there.  I just don't feel like spending lots of $ checking out a law school, and I don't have my parents' budget, so I'm totally unfamiliar with the budget hotels.  I have friends I would stay with, but all of their theses are due around the days I'm going, and I am NOT going to inflict myself on them during that stressful time.  I've written to Harvard to ask for advice - do you think there's any chance there'll be some spare student accommodation?  Have any of you all been through this with other schools?

thanks :)

You can stay at my place  ;D
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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2005, 12:46:39 PM »
I'm heading to Cambridge in the spring, and had forgotten how darn expensive hotels are there.  I just don't feel like spending lots of $ checking out a law school, and I don't have my parents' budget, so I'm totally unfamiliar with the budget hotels.  I have friends I would stay with, but all of their theses are due around the days I'm going, and I am NOT going to inflict myself on them during that stressful time.  I've written to Harvard to ask for advice - do you think there's any chance there'll be some spare student accommodation?  Have any of you all been through this with other schools?

thanks :)

You can stay at my place  ;D

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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2005, 12:53:25 PM »
You can stay at my place  ;D

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I'm going to be crashing with a friend of a friend's...free accom, woot woot!

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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2005, 12:59:22 PM »
There really arn't any "budget" hotels in Cambridge, althou I've heard that the Hotel at MIT has the best rates in the area.  It's in Central Square, about 15-20 minute walk to Harvard Law School.

And you probably could find someone here who would put you up for the visit

Good luck

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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2005, 01:07:10 PM »
Thanks for the tip, aufebung.

Lol - thanks russian.  I have a feeling your girlfriend would not approve.
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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2005, 01:11:59 PM »
damn it.  lobe, can't you move that to march?  just change your schedule.
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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2005, 01:15:29 PM »
Thanks for the tip, aufebung.

Lol - thanks russian.  I have a feeling your girlfriend would not approve.

Lol it's ok, you two look almost identical, so it'll be like I'm sleeping with her!
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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2005, 01:17:04 PM »
Lol it's ok, you two look almost identical, so it'll be like I'm sleeping with her!

Ooo wow you should tell her that - I guarantee you a night on the couch.
 
I cannot find a cheap hotel.  This is very frustrating.  Stupid spring.
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Re: Accommodation when visiting Harvard?
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2005, 02:22:48 PM »
Actually, I have the same concern for stanford. since some of the ppl on this thread have been accepted to both, I figured I could quickly pop in and ask where the stanford visitors are staying in april.

Anyone?