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1 hour ago, TrqTTs said:

Why not stay in Chambers affordably for 1L, and try to look for a suitable roommate for 2L to share a 2-bed with? I don't think I could stand sharing an apartment with a complete stranger from a different city, but that's just me.

 

Also, TTC = $3.25 per trip.  Parking = $1000/year.  That's 307 subway rides without even factoring gas, insurance, maintenance, parking at your apartment, etc.  Unless you absolutely need it I would ditch the car, you won't need it in Toronto.

Huh, when you put it like that, parking is almost worth it. 

Passy costs $832 for 8 months, so 256 subway rides, which is only 128 days of going to school. Assuming you go to school 5 days a week, you break even at 25 weeks. That's what, towards the end of second semester? 

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3 minutes ago, BlockedQuebecois said:

Huh, when you put it like that, parking is almost worth it. 

Passy costs $832 for 8 months, so 256 subway rides, which is only 128 days of going to school. Assuming you go to school 5 days a week, you break even at 25 weeks. That's what, towards the end of second semester? 

Maybe, but that doesn't take the other costs into account which will easily add up to the same amount as parking if the alternative is getting rid of the car altogether.  Regardless, depending on where you live (I.E. downtown), TTC would be faster.  And not sure about you, but I'd rather read/sleep/study on the subway than drive.

This also does not take into account that cars are depreciating assets and selling it now instead of using it for 3 years (even if costs were the same) puts you further ahead financially, lessens your debt and minimizes your risks.

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23 minutes ago, TrqTTs said:

Maybe, but that doesn't take the other costs into account which will easily add up to the same amount as parking if the alternative is getting rid of the car altogether.  Regardless, depending on where you live (I.E. downtown), TTC would be faster.  And not sure about you, but I'd rather read/sleep/study on the subway than drive.

This also does not take into account that cars are depreciating assets and selling it now instead of using it for 3 years (even if costs were the same) puts you further ahead financially, lessens your debt and minimizes your risks.

Well yeah, but that's always true. It's never financially worth it to own a car, but people do, because the convenience makes it worthwhile for them. 

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3 hours ago, BlockedQuebecois said:

Well yeah, but that's always true. It's never financially worth it to own a car, but people {who are not law students with 6 figures of debt} do, because the convenience makes it worthwhile for them. 

FTFY!

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