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Living in Boston or Cambridge? Pros/cons?

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Age? Budget? Bedrooms needed? Where will you be working from most often? Do you need to fly weekly?

24, ideally under 1400 per person (going in with 2 other roommates), working in the financial district (no travel). Cambridge seems cheaper but Boston has a much better nightlife. Where are most other young professionals living?

I live in Cambridge, granted it’s East Cambridge, but it is close enough to Boston/downtown that it is not that big of trek/deal if you live there and want to frequently go out downtown to hang out. I like living in Cambridge better than Boston

I live in Somerville and almost never go to Southie because it's a pain to get to if that's important to you, but I don't feel cut off from the city, esp. downtown

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