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For those of you who have accepted your offers, are you moving in the fall? I'm from MB and trying to decide if it's 'worth it' to move even though the first semester is online. 

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There are a group of us that still planning on moving in the fall so you would have people should you decide to go. There is also quite a few who plan on staying in their  home province as well!

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Seemed like a fair amount of people in the fb group are moving, I personally am planning on it. Really up to whatever you think works better personally 

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Makes more sense for me to stay put in Ottawa for the first year due to family situation, but there will be lots of people moving to Fredericton and I think it'll probably be advantageous to be there for larger study groups/resources and such. I'll be excited to get on campus next year when things open up more (hopefully)

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Hey, 2l here who just finished his 1l.

If you can afford it, move. Looking back at my 1l I don't think I would have done nearly as well in an online setting. UNB is extremely collegial where study groups and note/CAN sharing is the norm. I entirely attribute passing a couple of my classes to the generosity of upper years sharing their past notes. A big part of this was meeting them in person and becoming friends.

I'm not saying you can't do well online. It's gonna be a fucky year for everyone and the curve will help, but if you can afford it I would move to Fredericton and start meeting up with as many of your classmates as possible. 

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I'm moving for the study groups! I'm from Victoria, and since there are only 3 of us in our cohort from BC, there won't be enough people locally to study with. I don't want to do this on my own!!

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1 hour ago, LoveroftheLaw said:

Haven't decided yet. Have others made up their mind yet? 

So far there’s give or take 25-30 of us who are going to be moving/already moved

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Thanks all! There was lots of really good info shared in this thread, especially about study groups and the benefit of being close to school/peers. I'll be moving in the fall, too. 

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