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Ariana

Writer, Graduate Student, Rebel without a cause.
Success- Kind of
Success- Kind of

Success- Kind of

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Well its as simple as this. I got an internship at a newspaper and I love it. I’m transitioning out of academia, to the newsroom?- or somewhere else. I’m applying for a teaching assistantship in France next fall and I have an internship at a magazine this summer. I will only be in DC until…
DC real estate woes
DC real estate woes

DC real estate woes

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We went to see another condo. It was located on 16th Street- near Dupont Circle, U Street and Downtown-prime property. The ad was in the Sunday paper and we knew it was a good deal at $350’s. First perk; 24 hour doorman. The realtor showed us the condo, on the sixth floor in an older…
Condo dreamin’
Condo dreamin’

Condo dreamin’

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OK, so I’ve decided against even going to see the Woodner, but school starts at the end of next week so I gotta get on it. Some new, really nice options have been presented to me. My parents always talked about getting a condominium in Washington to have another property in the city. Well, I…
DC classic
DC classic

DC classic

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OK back on the search…I went to see the infamous Woodner today. Located on 16th St in NW, it’s prime property and boasts one of the cheapest rents in DC, proximity to the city and Maryland. It also has little businesses inside, a convienance store, video center, a boutique. Utilities are included and it offers…
First Apartment Jitters
First Apartment Jitters

First Apartment Jitters

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I think my mum is in denial and does not want me to move out!- She has been soooo busy, so I never took her to see the condo apartment. I emailed the owner yesterday, letting her know to go ahead and rent it because I don’t want to hold her up. She replied that…
A new condo- on the first floor
A new condo- on the first floor

A new condo- on the first floor

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Ok, so I have some options. My first stop was craigslist- I’d been checking this site for a couple of months and in the past I’ve had luck with jobs/internships through it. This apartment had an incredible price ($600). It was a new 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo near UMD. It said to call. I called…
A room of one’s own
A room of one’s own

A room of one’s own

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“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”-Virginia Woolf I have a vision: me, a laptop, books neatly arranged, silence and writing poetry in my first apartment in the city. The pursuit of this vision is the primary reason I’m leaving home, because for me home…