Off-Campus Living in Symphony, Boston


off campus living symphony boston

Whether you’re heading off to school, or gearing up for another year of higher education, the decision to live in dorms, or live off-campus is one that deserves some closer thought. We’ve interviewed a range of students – current, former, and graduates – from across the greater Boston metropolis, trying to get a closer look at the experience of living off-campus while attending college in Boston or the surrounding area. It’s our hope that these interviews illuminate what it’s like to live off-campus in Symphony, and other neighborhoods in Greater Boston.

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Best Food in Somerville


best food in somerville ma

Somerville’s renaissance is in full swing and nothing exemplifies that better than its thriving food scene. Centered around – but by no means confined to – Union Square, Somerville has become a full-fledged diner’s destination, attracting foodies from far beyond its borders, eager to taste the truth for themselves. While there are too many to list them all, here’s a quick sampler platter of the best restaurants in Somerville, MA. Bronwyn

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Off-Campus Living in Medford, MA



Life in a dorm room isn’t for everyone. And even if it’s a good start to your college experience, many students hit a point in their lives when it simply makes more sense to start living on their own. Living off-campus in Medford is an enticing prospect for many students, especially for those who attend Tufts University. It’s been well documented that living off campus can save you significant monies and have your own private room instead of sharing a cramped dorm room. We’re talking to students all across Greater Boston who’ve made the choice to live off-campus, in hopes that shining a light on their experiences helps other students to make informed decisions about where they want to live during their college years.

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Off Campus Living in Somerville, MA



With one foot in Somerville and the other in Medford, Tufts University has a great relationship with its twin homes. Which is good, considering how many Tufts students opt to live off-campus rather than in dormitories. If you’re thinking of living off-campus in Somerville, MA while attending Tufts, read on: we’re talking to students all across Greater Boston who’ve made the choice to live off-campus. We hope that by sharing their experiences, current or prospective students who are considering off-campus housing in Somerville will be able to make an informed, educated decision. With that said, let’s get to it!

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Best Things to do in Medford, MA in the Fall


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There’s nothing quite like Medford in autumn. The trees changing their leaves, the crisp east coast breeze – perfect for spending time outdoors with your favorite hot beverage – it’s a wonderful time of year across Greater Boston. So if you’re looking for fun things to do in Medford during fall, we’ve gathered up some of our favorites. Depending on your schedule, you can combine one or more of these activities to make a memorable weekend trip, or work through the list across the autumn months, checking them off as you go.

However you go about it, here are some of the best things to do in Medford, MA in the fall.

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Off Campus Living- Allston


Off Campus Apartments Allston

Welcome to the fourth piece for Off Campus Living- brought to you every Monday by Boston Pads. We’re talking to students (and a few recent grads!) all around the Greater Boston Area that moved off campus for a variety of reasons. We’re asking them what prompted them to make the move, and why this was the best choice for them. We’re hoping this will help other students make more informed decisions and give a fun inside look into the lives of other students!

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Off Campus Living – Cambridge


Off Campus Apartments - Cambridge

Welcome to the third piece for Off Campus Living- brought to you every Monday by Boston Pads. We’re talking to students (and a few recent grads!) all around the Greater Boston Area that moved off campus for a variety of reasons. We’re asking them what prompted them to make the move, and why this was the best choice for them. We’re hoping this will help other students make more informed decisions and give a fun inside look into the lives of other students!

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Off Campus Living- Mission Hill



Welcome to the second piece for Off Campus Living- brought to you every Monday by Boston Pads. We’re talking to students (and a few recent grads!) all around the Greater Boston Area that moved off campus for a variety of reasons. We’re asking them what prompted them to make the move, and why this was the best choice for them. We’re hoping this will help other students make more informed decisions and give a fun inside look into the lives of other students!

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Why Landlords Deny Apartment Applications


Why Landlords Deny Apartment Applications

Landlords and apartment management companies decline applications for a variety of reasons. In today’s market, it’s important to secure tenants who don’t present much risk. It can be extremely costly to owners if residents must be evicted or simply break their lease. Not only will they not be collecting rent during this period, it is time consuming to go through the entire process of using the courts to evict. Here are some of the main reasons to reject applications.

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Off Campus Living – Somerville


Off Campus Living - Somerville

Welcome to Off Campus Living– brought to you every Monday by Boston Pads. We’re talking to students (and a few recent grads!) all around the Greater Boston Area that moved off campus for a variety of reasons. We’re asking them what prompted them to make the move, and why this was the best choice for them. We’re hoping this will help other students make more informed decisions and give a fun inside look into the lives of other students!

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