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We Want To See Your Jank Houses

Zach Schwartz | Onward State

They say college builds character, but there must be a limit.

College students are no strangers to low standards and a good deal. For some, this mentality is hardest at work when choosing where to live.

As leasing season kicks off, many students are on the hunt for a place that doesn’t cost a small fortune. Sure, your home may not have air conditioning and the sink might make a weird noise when you use the garbage disposal, but it’s in town, you don’t have to deal with pesky RAs, and you’re not shelling out $1,000 a month.

If you’ve lived or are currently living in a questionable space and the imagery above resonates with you, we’d love to see what your house looks like. The jankier, the better. From a duct-taped support beam that’s crucial to the structural integrity of your roof to a porch that’s a tetanus minefield, we want to see the real college experience.

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Marie Moyer

Marie is a fourth-year student majoring in journalism and minoring in sociology. She loves being fiscally irresponsible at local farmers markets, watching niche documentaries on HBO, and going to Penn State hockey games as "self-care." You can reach her on Instagram - @_mariemoyer_ or send her suggestions (and cat photos) via her email - [email protected].

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