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Originally Posted by stevo39th View Post
I am 23 about to be a junior in college. I have a very strong desire to live aboard and was wondering if it is doable for someone in my situation.
Do it! I'm 25, graduated a few years ago, and wish I had done this. Instead, I ended up having a horrible experience renting rooms in College.

It's cheaper, and way more fun to live on a sailboat.

There's no reason to graduate with tons of debt. Get a part time job on campus, hopefully in your field of study. You'll find that this is actually a far MORE useful an education than the classes, and will provide you enough money to pay tuition if you can live simply, and cheaply. I don't know what you're studying, but as a scientist- I was able to publish 2 papers as an undergrad this way, which basically means I can get any job or grad school I want.

Graduating without debt and with a good sailboat will give you enormous freedom during, and after college!

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