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cascagrossa

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #330 on: May 22, 2005, 05:01:17 PM »
to those of you living on brickell, is it really an easy commute, even with traffic?  brickell seems really nice but im just worried about having to drive 25+mins to and from school.

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #331 on: May 22, 2005, 06:01:48 PM »
You are driving against the traffic. Shouldn't take you more then 20 minutes to get to school, it took me about 10-15 depending on the time of day and if there were any accidents on US-1. I think the only reason why it takes some time to get there (because in distance its very close) is because 1) people don't know how to drive and there are a lot of accidents 2) the speed limit is lower and 3) the timing of the traffic lights suck.

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #332 on: May 22, 2005, 06:49:29 PM »
So I'm going down on June 2nd to check out some apartments. I'm only staying one night, so I'll have to make a decision pretty quickly. Luckily, I have a deposit on a place I think I would like to live. It's in South Miami, less than 2 miles from the school. Anyone know anything about the area? I imagine it's a nice but quiet place. I hope I'm right...

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« Reply #333 on: May 22, 2005, 09:39:16 PM »
sounds like a keeper!  how did you find it?

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So I'm going down on June 2nd to check out some apartments. I'm only staying one night, so I'll have to make a decision pretty quickly. Luckily, I have a deposit on a place I think I would like to live. It's in South Miami, less than 2 miles from the school. Anyone know anything about the area? I imagine it's a nice but quiet place. I hope I'm right...

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #334 on: May 22, 2005, 09:45:45 PM »
Yea no kidding, I am starting to worry that I am not going to find a place. I dont even know if I can fly down this summer, so I guess its going to be a crapshoot.

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #335 on: May 22, 2005, 09:54:54 PM »
There are alot of apartments advertised on the internet. I just started calling around. The guide they send out is pretty good too. I'm sure everyone will find a place. It's just a question of getting one close to campus.I hate driving, so I'd like to be within walking distance.

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #336 on: May 22, 2005, 09:55:43 PM »
i also may not be able to make it until july.  i hope some apts will be available.  i dont mind paying the premium to get a nice place - hopefully these places arent going too quickly.

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #337 on: May 22, 2005, 10:24:12 PM »
you should be straight.  there are a ton of nice places advertised in the brickell area, but they are all very expensive.  good luck, either way.  i am going down for four days in early june, and am hoping to be able to find a place.  i agree that it is hard to truly figure out the quality of a place on the internet.  in this sense, the relocation guide is definitely a nice resource.

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i also may not be able to make it until july.  i hope some apts will be available.  i dont mind paying the premium to get a nice place - hopefully these places arent going too quickly.

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #338 on: May 22, 2005, 10:48:36 PM »
im also going to be down to look for a place in early june.  my main concern is being close to the school(at least for 1L).  i just think itll be a huge pain in the ass if im not able to drop by my apt for lunch, to take a shower after going to the gym, to take a study break from the library, etc.  i just think ill be going back and forth between my apt and school fairly often and id like to minimize time wasted in the car.

ive definitely ruled out living on the beach or in kendall, but im still going to consider the brickell/miami river area, as well as the grove, gables, and south miami.

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Re: University of Miami
« Reply #339 on: May 22, 2005, 11:52:33 PM »
casca, can you educate me a bit on the kendall area?

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