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On 30/4/2016 at 9:06 AM, AP said:

Expensive, but possible. Emory has a great service of shuttles and park-and-rides, so look into that. Because Emory has the hospital there, there are a lot of parking decks, but they are pricey... :)

Hi, I have been accepted for a Phd Program at Emory, by expensive parking do you mean how much for a regular month of attendance?

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18 hours ago, Diego Rojas said:

Hi, I have been accepted for a Phd Program at Emory, by expensive parking do you mean how much for a regular month of attendance?

 

18 hours ago, Diego Rojas said:

Hey guys! Any one could answer how much does it cost to rent  a 1 bedroom apartment near to Emory?

Diego, a good option always is to contact grad students in the area. I am familiar with Emory because my bf goes there (he graduates this May, yay!). The first year he was there he lived on a 1B but with help from a college fund his parents had. I don't live in Atlanta but asked him about your query:

"Around Emory there are many apartments but it is best to get a roommate. Rent for a 1B can be $1100 and for 2B $1300, so the price-per-person decreases a lot. I know people go to Campus Crossings the first year, especially international students or people who couldn't come to Atlanta to rent an apartment in the summer. I think they are furnished. In my second year, I moved in with a friend in my cohort but I know of people who used the Emory off campus platform to find roommates. Apartments that I know people have lived in: Highland Lake, Highland Square, Campus Crossings, Post-Briarcliff, Emory Woods (oldish, cheaper), Williamsburg, Montclair, President Park (horrible, don't go there), Wood something on North Druid Hills Rd, those from the top of my head. 

I didn't use parking, only occasionally ($12 per day), I used the shuttles. But I think there is a website with the pricing (maybe parking.emory.edu or something like that)." 

Hope it helps! and congrats!

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18 minutes ago, AP said:

 

Diego, a good option always is to contact grad students in the area. I am familiar with Emory because my bf goes there (he graduates this May, yay!). The first year he was there he lived on a 1B but with help from a college fund his parents had. I don't live in Atlanta but asked him about your query:

"Around Emory there are many apartments but it is best to get a roommate. Rent for a 1B can be $1100 and for 2B $1300, so the price-per-person decreases a lot. I know people go to Campus Crossings the first year, especially international students or people who couldn't come to Atlanta to rent an apartment in the summer. I think they are furnished. In my second year, I moved in with a friend in my cohort but I know of people who used the Emory off campus platform to find roommates. Apartments that I know people have lived in: Highland Lake, Highland Square, Campus Crossings, Post-Briarcliff, Emory Woods (oldish, cheaper), Williamsburg, Montclair, President Park (horrible, don't go there), Wood something on North Druid Hills Rd, those from the top of my head. 

I didn't use parking, only occasionally ($12 per day), I used the shuttles. But I think there is a website with the pricing (maybe parking.emory.edu or something like that)." 

Hope it helps! and congrats!

Thank you very much I will follow your advice

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On 3/18/2017 at 3:41 AM, Diego Rojas said:

Hey guys! Any one could answer how much does it cost to rent  a 1 bedroom apartment near to Emory?

The website says that it's around 675 dollars per year for enrolled students or employee. Hope it helps.

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Hi, i know its been a year and you might not read this, but could i ask you which website or apartment you're referring to? I see most of the apartments near the school is priced high as much as over 1000dollars for a studio or one rm+one bathroom... and i thought that's a monthly rent. E.g. viridian by cortland, highland square, woodland, ...

I don't need to live in well furnished place and dont mind a small space but i want it to be real safe (gated doors or something equivalent)...

Of course people who have insights on this are also invited to the discussion... your help would be much appreciated. I m a country pumpkin never left my parents house before lol.

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Bumping- I'm moving here this summer to attend Emory. I'm slightly older than a freshly minted undergrad, and will be bringing my husband with me (no kids though). Any advice for house buying/townhome renting in the various burbs would be nice.

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How is Georgia Tech's graduate student housing (10th and Home and the Graduate Living Center)? How does it compare to renting an apartment in Midtown - financially and otherwise?

Being an international student from a country that is very underrepresented at Georgia Tech, I'm very inclined to want to try the graduate housing to meet new people. It would also be nice to live on campus so that I don't have to buy a car and I can get the whole university experience. I don't mind walking a lot.

I lived in a university residence for 4 years in my undergraduate school (even had to share a room with someone for three years) so I'm quite used to living with other people I don't know well.

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Hi, not sure where to ask these kinds of questions, so I'm just posting here. So I've already accepted an offer to Georgia Tech, but it seems to be really hard to find housing for 3 people. My roommates and I are going crazy trying to find available apartments and I just wanted to ask if anybody knew of good apartment complexes to try and contact, whether we're looking for housing too early (some leasing agents told me July is a better time to know what availability looks like), etc. Thank you so much for any help or advice y'all may have! One other question, though, does anybody know about the Point at Westside apartments also?

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Hi, not sure where to ask these kinds of questions, so I'm just posting here. So I've already accepted an offer to Georgia Tech, but it seems to be really hard to find housing for 3 people. My roommates and I are going crazy trying to find available apartments and I just wanted to ask if anybody knew of good apartment complexes to try and contact, whether we're looking for housing too early (some leasing agents told me July is a better time to know what availability looks like), etc. Thank you so much for any help or advice y'all may have! One other question, though, does anybody know about the Point at Westside apartments also?

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