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The Most Popular Rentals Near Ohio State University: September 2019

Thousands of students searching for houses and apartments near Ohio State University use every year to find housing. Like many other campuses in the midwest and northeast, many students at Ohio State start searching for housing in October and November for leases that start the following August.

This year students got a jump start on things and were inquiring about potential rentals a little earlier this year. Tons of students were reaching out to properties all month long in September – with many reaching out to houses. This isn’t uncommon – most students reach out houses for rent in Columbus in these early days of the housing season, since there is more competition for six bedroom houses prime locations!

And these locations are prime. These houses were the five most contacted properties by students in the month of September, 2019. Continue reading

5 Cheap And Romantic Date Ideas Near Ohio State University

Days have gone by, and you’ve finally worked up enough courage to text that person you met out last weekend. You erased and rewrote your text over and over again, and this time you finally decide to press send. To your shock, your crush agrees to go out with you!

Now all you have to do is come up with the perfect date—no big deal right? Well, don’t worry! We’ve narrowed down a list of things to do in Columbus near OSU off-campus housing that are sure to impress any date.

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5 Columbus Coffee Shops That Will Make You Forget About Starbucks

Calling all coffee enthusiasts, college kids who need to pull an all-nighter, or college kids that just pulled an all-nighter and now need to wake up and head to class! Need a little pick-me-up or a chill place to study? Columbus is filled with places to get your caffeine fix.

But how do you know which one is the best? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top picks for coffeehouses near OSU off-campus housing.

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9 Things You Have To Do Before You Graduate From Ohio State

Four years go by faster than you may think. Unlike term papers, your college experience is one thing you won’t want to procrastinate.

The Ohio State University and the area surrounding OSU off-campus housing are brimming with things to do and places to see, including many traditions that only your fellow Buckeyes would understand. So dive in and explore the campus. You can’t call yourself a Buckeye without experience everything on this list.

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Our 5 Favorite OSU Watering Holes

Ohio State students are no strangers to nightlife, and within walking distance of OSU off-campus housing are unique bars and restaurants to visit after a long day of classes or for a night out on the town. Read on to find out our five favorite bars near Ohio State University!

5) Oldfield’s North Fourth Tavern

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10 Classes at Ohio State You Won’t Want To Miss Out On


Check out #7 on our list.

Check out #7 on our list.

Most of the classes you’re going to take during college won’t stick. You won’t think back on what you learned. You won’t revisit old information. You’ll just lose it all. Ever take meteorology? Can you spot a cumulus cloud? We didn’t think so.

So you may as well pad your schedule with some classes that you’ll actually remember. Not because they enrich your life in some grand way, but because they are fun, and fun things typically stick more than not fun things. So take a quick break from searching for OSU off-campus housing and check out our list of the 10 classes at Ohio State that you won’t want to miss.

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High Street Is The Best Street for Partying at Ohio State University
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This is where it goes down at Ohio State. (Flickr)

We challenge anyone to walk down any street on the Ohio State campus near OSU off-campus housing during game day and not be enticed to party like you’ve never partied before. Whether you’re into house parties, or you like to do your partying at the bar, you’re going to find somewhere to, uh, have a good time in Columbus. Continue reading

When should you look for Ohio State off-campus housing?

ohio stateMaybe you just got into The Ohio State University as a third-year transfer. Or maybe you’re a sophomore who’ll finally get to move out of the dorms next year. Regardless, if this is your first experience looking for  OSU off campus housing, you may be uncertain about when you should start looking for the upcoming year.

We’ve got you covered.

Undergraduate Students

As fall approaches, the search for Columbus apartments and houses near Ohio State begins.

If you’re a student looking for off-campus housing this year, you might want to begin your search soon. Undergraduate students typically begin to look for housing options in September before reaching its peak number of searches in October. The highest activity in off-campus housing searches falls between the months of September and November before significantly declining by approximately 50% in January.

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10 Top Rated College Landlords Near Ohio State University


A wise man once said, “Renting is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Or something like that. You may think you’ve found the perfect place when searching for OSU off-campus housing—the photos on the website seem bright and cheery, the rooms look huge, and all in all, it seems too good to be true. Months later, you arrive on move-in day, cardboard boxes in tow, only to realize that it was. You’re greeted by a family of roaches, a mysterious smell, and the faint whisper of your conscience telling you you’ve made a huge mistake.

Thank goodness for Google, where anyone and everyone can post about their experiences, good or bad, for the world to see.

If you’re looking for OSU apartments or Ohio State houses for rent but are wary of buyer’s remorse, don’t fret. We took the work out of the screening process and compiled a list of some of the highest rated places to rent near campus. We crawled through Google reviews and found the highest rated landlords with at least five reviews on Google.

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