How hard would it be to move to Seattle straight out of college?

I like Seattle(never been there, but I hear great things) and I want to move there when I graduate. I want to obtain a degree in accounting and move to Seattle from here in the midwest. So would it be too costly? Would I be able to get a job? How reasonable would this be?

Asked By: (Dillicious)cubed - 2/20/2009
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What I would do if you are serious about accounting... More
Answered By: Dave - 2/21/2009
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it is not that hard if you really want to move to Seattle just get the motivation to get up and go ! yes Seattle might be a bit more expensive then the mid west but i am sure you will adjust to that in time as you get a local job. its all about what you your self what you want to do !
Answered By: Rc T - 2/20/2009
It's really tough. Moving will be just as hard as anywhere else, but the competition for accounting in the city is extremely tough. Above 85% of the UW accounting students do not leave the city. Then there are the WSU students, and WWU and CWU, most of whom go to Seattle. BYU and the Idaho schools feed heavily into... More
Answered By: sobuhutch - 2/20/2009
well if you're graduating within this next year or the year after when the economy is still sucking i'd say make sure you have a job before you move here. i know some people who pick up and move and worry about the job when they get there and it all works out... but it's kind of risky with the economy the way it is... More
Answered By: jesser - 2/20/2009
The first thing I would suggest is that you take a trip to Seattle and see if you like it. And a trip that isnt seeing the sights, but really getting into the non-touristy areas and seeing if it is still what you think it is. Once youve done that then start looking for jobs. Just because you may not have finished your... More
Answered By: Cassandra B - 2/20/2009
it is a really expensive place w***************e right now and i hope you like rain because washington has plenty
Answered By: toffy - 2/23/2009
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