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living in an apartment vs. dorm

john843john843 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
edited June 2011 in Cornell University
Would living in a single bedroom apartment in collegetown be cheaper than living in a dorm? What if you also had a 10 meal/week meal plan?
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Replies to: living in an apartment vs. dorm

  • mathmomvtmathmomvt Registered User Posts: 4,241 Senior Member
    I can't answer your specific question, but I'm guessing not. A one-bedroom apartment is probably going to be relatively expensive for a student. Students who want to save money on housing compared to the dorms would typically share a 4BR or so apartment.

    Whether you save money on food for the other 11 meals/week depends on whether you do any cooking from scratch, or just buy take-out or frozen meals.
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