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Hi there! 👋 Hi from MadeInNewEngland

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Hello. I am basically a browser. I'm trying to decide if I want to study Urban Planning. I have always had an interest in environmental issues, and architecture. I'm not sure if I have the gift of compromise that an urban planner needs to have though. If it was up to me there wouldn't be such a thing as suburbia. I really enjoy the discussions on this board and I'm glad I stumbled across it.
 

SGB

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Welcome from central New York. I've been a Connecticut escapee now for 15 years. ;)

Read, discuss, learn and be assimilated.
 
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SGB said:
Welcome from central New York. I've been a Connecticut escapee now for 15 years. ;)

Read, discuss, learn and be assimilated.



How did you do it? I've been stuck in CT for too long. :) Looking to move to Boston soon though.
 

Doitnow

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I'm trying to decide if I want to study Urban Planning
You have already taken one good decision. That of joining Cyburbia.
Now take the other one. Whatever it may be planning is a challenging profession.
Anycase, Welcome! :)
 

Gedunker

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Greetings from Thunder Country, north side of the Ohio, 609 miles from its birthplace. We haven't the slightest idea what it is around here, but oh well.

I presume you have time to decide what you would like to do. Don't rush to decide if you don't have to. Enjoy Cyburbia.
 

JNA

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Welcome
from the northshore of the Ohio River at Milemarker 792.5
in the CTZ therefore west of Gedunker.

Post early, post often with wit and insight.
 

Cardinal

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Welcome. Cyburbia is a great place to explore the planning profession and het a feel for what we have to deal with on a regular basis. As for compromises, you'll have to make them in any field you choose.
 

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Welcome from the bottom of Lake Michigan - Chicago!

CT is not too bad. My wife lived in Milford for a year before we got married, and I kind of liked it, at least the southwestern part.

If it's not that great by many measures, it is wonderfully located for access to great cities/places of the East Coast - NY, Boston, Providence, Philadelphia, etc...Oh...and Bridgeport ;-)
 
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Budgie

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MadeInNewEngland said:
I'm trying to decide if I want to study Urban Planning.

A little advice - DON'T FOR GOD'S SAKE !!!!! Having said that, I really like it.

Welcome from the City where Wild Bill Hickok got his first real job.
 

Rem

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MadeInNewEngland said:
Hello......I'm trying to decide if I want to study Urban Planning..........
Hello and welcome MINE. The only way to answer your question is to start the course, graduate, work as a planner for 40 years and then sit back and contemplate your achievments. If that sounds difficult, I can say you at least have the insight to be a planner.
 
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