Tips and Tricks on Finding Accommodation as an International Student in the US

    Updated on: 21 Oct 2023 5 min read

    Finding US Student Accommodation Insights by Student

    Excerpt by Shoaib Ahmad, Golden Gate University, MS in Project Management

    Congratulations, fellow international students! Your journey to study in the US has begun, and one of the most crucial tasks you'll encounter is finding suitable accommodation besides all other things. It can be a bit overwhelming, but fear not! In this article, I'll share my own experiences and the strategies I employed to secure a place to call home while studying in the US.

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    Looking back, there were quite a few learnings from this journey. Looking for flats too late. One shall start the preparation 2 to 3 months early and, reach out to all friends and family members without hesitation as you never know who could help you with and also you get better deals when you start your journey well ahead.

    Dear fellow international students, finding accommodation in the US can be challenging, but with determination and resourcefulness, you can succeed. Whether you explore Facebook groups, connect with alumni, or consider options like Amber-Student, remember to be cautious and prioritize proximity to your college or the area you are staying shall at least be closer to the metro station.

    Embrace the adventure, and don't hesitate to reach out to your college mates for support. Your journey to find a place to call "home" in the US will be a tale of resilience and adaptability, making your study abroad experience more rewarding. Good luck!

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Written by Anjaney Chaturvedi

Anjaney has in-depth knowledge of abroad colleges, and universities. With a background in Mechanical Engineering, he has a unique understanding of STEM courses. His interest also lies in finance and education financing. Firmly believes in ‘Being as unique as your fingerprint’.

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