And no, I'm not talking about Drake's new song. I'm talking about our living situations!
We all know how annoying it is when things pile up on top of each other during the school year, especially when it’s our last semester of school.
That bittersweet feeling of almost reaching the finish line, and you’re so close but also so far away. But our minds are so focused on what we’re doing at the moment, and trying to complete school, that we completely skip over what we're supposed to do after we leave! I know I have…
Not only do we have to polish our resumes and find jobs, but where the hell are we going to live?!?!
I know everyone’s circumstances are different, and you might be able to stay with your parents or family until you can get to a point where you can afford to live independently. And there is absolutely no shame in that! If you can stay with your parents or family, without ripping each other’s heads off, of course, please do so.
But if you are looking for a place after college or haven’t even thought about it yet, here are a few things to consider when shopping.
First things first! MONEY
Before looking into anything and having hundreds of people flooding your emails with their listings, make sure you have the funds to live on your own. If you’re planning on moving in with someone else, like a friend or S/O, set up a game plan of how much you are willing to spend monthly on rent. You need to have that in order, otherwise, sit your ass down on your parent’s sofa and start