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Summer Housing for Interns

wesleyanwesleyan Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
I'm going to live at George Washington University for the summer and intern in a senate office. Which of the following dorms would you recommend for me? [probably live in a triple]
-Francis Scott Key
-International House
-West End
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Replies to: Summer Housing for Interns

  • CJ MadisonCJ Madison Registered User Posts: 488 Member
    Please refer to below website for info - only Ivory Tower will be available for summer housing. Possibly South Hall, but most GW Undergrads not previously living in Soth will be in ivory tower. You can apply now if you have all the necessary internship info as per website.

    Summer & Conference Housing @ GW - The George Washington University

  • shellfellshellfell Registered User Posts: 3,181 Senior Member
    CJ: Ivory Tower is where GW students who spend the summer in DC live. Other students who rent a room at GW because they're in DC for the summer doing an internship live in other dorms.
    Unfortunately, wesleyan, I can't really comment on the dorms you listed since my S never lived in any of them.
  • CJ MadisonCJ Madison Registered User Posts: 488 Member
    Assumed wesleyan was a GW student - I stand corrected, thanks.

  • GWUdadGWUdad Registered User Posts: 65 Junior Member
    Most of those halls are where sophomores live. They are basic housing with good locations and are in Foggy Bottom. All have small kitchenettes and private bathrooms but be guided that this is college dorm living so pack light and don't expect luxurious living.
  • leepsyleleepsyle Registered User Posts: 49 Junior Member
    JBKO is right next to the metro so it's convenient. West End is also really nice and only a block further. Munson is nice too...nothing special. Don't do Fulbright. I haven't been to IH or FSK, but I here FSK isn't too bad. Actually, all of the dorms at GW are pretty nice so you'll survive well enough anywhere for 3 months.
  • wesleyanwesleyan Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    Thank you. JBKO ran out of rooms, darn! I'm still looking at West End, Munson, FSK, and Fulbright. Any more opinions would be very helpful.
  • musicmomzmusicmomz Registered User Posts: 167 Junior Member
    If you are going to be taking the metro to the Hill, then Munson, Fullbright and West End are the closest (of your remaining options) to the FB Metro Stop. If they start demolition on the Visitor Parking Garage this summer then Munson and Fullbright might get pretty noisy. You can look at floor plans on the Housing portion of the GW website.
    If you are going to be working closer to the White House than you might want to live in FSK and walk.
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