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Stay in California or NOT

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by SBlue, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. Jan 20, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    SBlue

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    I have about a year to decide whether I want to go to graduate school in or out of state... Cannot wait to move but... LEAVE California or stay?! I'm not too familiar with the pros/cons of other states.
     
  2. Jan 20, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    907taco

    907taco Alaskan Assassin

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    what are your options? better schools located out of state or in cali. ? I say leave while the gettin's good.!! i would go the cheaper route, i am sure tution might come into play here. maybe maybe not, If your parents are paying for this then go out of state if the school is better.
     
  3. Jan 20, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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    In California my options are LA or San Diego area... out of state I've only looked into Oregon, NY and Washington. Parents are not paying for anything

     
  4. Jan 20, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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    97T Resident T100 guy

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    fuck california if you can get out definitley do so ... furthermore if youve considered UofO in eugene, oregon, they will hook up in state tuition for ca residents if you live in the dorms ... so show up, get or plates and dl, and after a year youre a resident and you can live off campus

    best of luck and i expect an invite to some ducks games if you do go that route.
     
  5. Jan 20, 2011 at 10:36 PM
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    haha ... I would love to be a duck but the program I want to do is in Portland. I think I want to get away from the people of CA :goingcrazy:

     
  6. Jan 20, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    Get out! (Arnolds voice). If I had the chance I would leave CA. Way too expensive to live here.
     
  7. Jan 20, 2011 at 11:19 PM
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    oh yahhh. especially santa barbara...ughhhh

     
  8. Jan 20, 2011 at 11:25 PM
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    i left so cal and moved to fort worth texas. best decision EVER. The people are so friendly and the colleges are suprisingly good. texas longhorns, aggies, whatever. I have no plans to move anywhere else.
     
  9. Jan 20, 2011 at 11:36 PM
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    kcbmx

    kcbmx doing my thing.

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    Have you looked into northern California? Anything north of Sacramento is beautiful country and folks are really friendly
     
  10. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:01 AM
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    Come to Oregon!! I am a California native(Visalia) but moved to to Oregon wit my family when I was 10(Portland area). I was stationed down at Camp Pendleton for 4 years and recently moved back home. Only thing I miss about socal is their mexican food and their variety of off road trails.

    You mentioned Portland for schooling well they got Portland State University. Down south me as mention you can either go ducks or beavers :) and obviously there are lots more others. Oh, and if you enjoy the rain, cold weather and want to enjoy all 4 seasons then the pacific northwest is your place(WA & OR) :)

    Good luck with your decision and be sure to weigh your pros and cons.
     
  11. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:36 AM
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    Hey! I have friends at Pendleton... Yes I really want to attend Portland State but my friend's discouraged me. They said that I'm going to be depressed since I've lived next to the beach all my life... But I love cold and rainy weather! I think I should go visit.

     
  12. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:38 AM
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    Ugh no way! Too hot and I don't agree with the state laws

     
  13. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:39 AM
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    I've heard really nice things about Texas

     
  14. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:40 AM
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    same shit as everyone else
    Just move to south west Washington. Its the mother land! Just get if over with while you still can! Trust me!!!:thumbsup::woot:
     
  15. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:40 AM
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    Not a nor cal fan. Are you in Bakersfield?

     
  16. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:41 AM
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    same shit as everyone else
    By the way the beach is only an hour away. About 65 miles from portland!
     
  17. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:41 AM
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    It's a great idea to leave the People's Republic of Commiefornia ASAP. College costs are skyrocketing, quality is bombing and even more people are trying to get in. If you want a more down to earth type of people, come to Eastern Washington/Idaho schools (Whitworth, Gonzaga, EWU, U of I, or best of all WSU). I am from CA and the people up here are completely different (much nicer/more fun and did I mention there is no traffic?).

    UO is highly populated with CA kiddos. Seattle area is as well (plus it's more liberal... bleh)

    Another reason to come to WA: You can get the most of your Taco off-roading while taking your legally purchased firearms to awesome natural ranges!

    P.S. Avoid the "other" Washington. That shithole's filled with politicians who are like diapers - they need to be changed often and for the same reason!
     
  18. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:43 AM
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    same shit as everyone else
    This above statement is 100% correct... Although I vote for souther WA :p
     
  19. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:45 AM
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    taco084gb

    taco084gb No matter where you go there you are.

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    Im a NorCal native and have moved to Oregon, came back to Cali for better pay for the time being. But wanting to head back to Oregon since my Parents have been up there for 12 yrs now and we spend most of my vacation up there. Oregon has great people and the offroading is good out thru Mid eastern Oregon and Near Bend,Or. I really like Coos Bay area as well but not much work there. I love the Sand Dunes on the Oregon coast as well. Good Luck with your choice.
     
  20. Jan 21, 2011 at 12:47 AM
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    Ahhh. This sounds so perfect. I'm ready! :plane:

     
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