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    So I've been given a place at James Watson hall and i've paid my deposit and completed the application.

    However... when sitting down and working out my finances/ budget i've realised just how expensive this halls is.

    I'm seeing private rented accomadation only at £77/week compared to my halls which is £126/ week. Even with the bills on top of the £77/week i still could be saving myself £1,000 for the year.

    I would like to stay in halls but the price just seems a little steep - please correct me if i'm wrong.
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