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Soft Rains

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    2016 Fall
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    Medical Physics PhD
  1. Can anyone chime in this year on info about living in SLC? I'm considering UU's physics PhD program and moving from Seattle, I'll be visiting for a few days near the end of March. Specifically, if someone could comment on good neighborhoods to look at for grad housing, that'd be awesome. I'd like to be able to walk to campus, but I'd settle for biking or bussing distance. For reference, I'd be moving with my girlfriend, and ideally we'd be looking for a 2 bedroom for under 1200/mo. Is that doable? And what about the cultural vibe of the city? Is there a strong mormon/religious i
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    Seattle, WA

    Hi compsci, I did my undergrad at UW, so I've lived in Seattle since 2011. For a studio in the U-District (the neighborhood adjacent to UW), or another close neighborhood, you can expect to pay upwards of 1200/mo. You might consider looking at sharing a place if you can stand it. Housing in Seattle is pretty competitive now, so you'll want to start looking at leases for the fall asap. Currently, I rent a room from a couple and pay 600+utilities in a part of North Seattle that is not considered a "nice" neighborhood, and I was pretty lucky to get that price. Other neighborhoods to l
  3. I can only speak to Seattle, but your orientation would 100% be a non factor here
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