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    Howdy from Vermont

    Hello Cyburbia-folk.

    I'm an aspiring planner currently living in Vermont. I applied to the University of Illinois at Chicago for Spring admission a few weeks ago and am anxiously awaiting their reply.

    I am most interested in transportation and sustainable development.

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    Cyburbian SGB's avatar
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    Welcome from the SW region of the Champlain Valley.

    Why in the world would anyone want to voluntarily leave Burlington?
    All these years the people said he’s actin’ like a kid.
    He did not know he could not fly, so he did.
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    Cyburbian Mud Princess's avatar
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    Hi from the state next door, somewhere to the south of SGB.

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    Welcome from the Queen City of the Rockies, under the Big Sky, in the Last Best Place.
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    Haha. I've got to leave Burlington if I want to study planning though I wish it weren't true. Chicago is not such a bad place to be either though. Glad to hear from some fellow New Englanders on here.

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    Welcome from the Hoosier State.
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    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
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    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
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    Greetings. Has it started snowing up there yet? Ninety degrees on the Florida panhandle today.
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    Hello, from Dallas, TX!
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    Greetings from another Hoosier.

    I've flown in and out of Burlington a number of times on my way to Hanover, NH to visit family. Beautiful city, indeed.

    Thanks for registering and see ya round the forums.
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    Cyburbian SGB's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by mikeisquixotic View post
    Haha. I've got to leave Burlington if I want to study planning though I wish it weren't true.
    Off-topic:
    So, I take it UVM still doesn't have their act together with a solid graduate program in planning? I find that really surprising and disappointing, considering the continued growth of the profession in Vermont.
    All these years the people said he’s actin’ like a kid.
    He did not know he could not fly, so he did.
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    No snow (yet)

    No snow yet, but I tend to welcome it since I am a snowboarder.

    Burlington is indeed one of my favorite cities in the world, but unfortunately UVM doesn't quite have a real urban planning program yet. They do a Community Development and Applied Economics masters that isn't PAB accredited. Oh well. I figure Chicago has got to be the best location in the country to study planning anyways.

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    Greetings...

    From Western Arizona

    How about Pratt? Only a day's drive South

    http://www.pratt.edu/
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    A little late, but just wanted to say hi...looking forward to checking out Vermont sometime. I made my first trip to NE in Maine, very cool place.

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