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New Apartment Complex Raises the Bar for Boone Student Housing

May 25, 2016

Even though many living options exist for Appalachian State students, both on and off campus, a new urban-style complex has ushered in a new era of excellence for Boone student housing. Why not explore the possibilities that exist at The Standard? Its close-to campus location also encourages residents to participate in the life of the community.
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Privacy and Togetherness Are Achievable in 2 Bedroom Apartments Off Campus in Boone

May 23, 2016

Having a college roommate doesn’t necessarily mean that two people have to be “joined at the hip” all the time every day. There are limits to togetherness, and everyone needs some alone time. That’s one of the reasons that 2 bedroom apartments at The Standard, a modern off campus apartment building designed for ASU students, are so popular.  
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Dorms vs Apartments: Guidelines for Comparison

May 18, 2016

When it comes to choosing your college housing and you are deciding between dorms vs apartments, be sure you’re comparing apples to apples, rather than making a decision that “seems like it will work.” As you weigh the advantages of dorms vs apartments, it helps to bear in mind not only total costs, but available amenities, whether you need to pay a lump sum in advance or pay rent monthly, the need to arrange for extra services or special needs, and your social preferences. Lower initial costs don’t always equate to value bargains.
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Living Alone: Pros and Cons of Studio Apartments for Rent

May 16, 2016

Are there benefits of living alone? Probably, but there are also benefits to be realized from having a roommate, or even several apartment mates. Weigh the advantages when you consider off campus housing, and find the best floor plan to suit your needs. Studio apartments for rent at The Standard are comfortable and efficient, especially when you have a large combination kitchen/living/dining space for additional flexibility. Just like the larger floor plans, these smaller single units offer individual stacked washer/dryers, full kitchen appliances, spacious private baths and large closets.
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3 Things to Know about Using Student Loans for Apartment Rent

May 04, 2016

It’s only natural — after the first year or so of college, many students are ready for a bit more independence and think about making the move to off campus housing. But financial considerations can get in the way. Will it cost more? Is it possible to use student loans for apartment rent? What about additional expenses?
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Home Alone: Tips for Living Off Campus

May 02, 2016

College is all about beginnings: New friends, new interests, new places, new ideas. It’s also about growing — embracing an unfamiliar world and walking with “eyes wide open” into your own future. You will, of course, be guided by your upbringing and family values — not to mention a set of expectations that accompany you. But, as has been said before, life is what you make of it.  A few tips for living off campus will help you make it better.

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