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Washington, D.C.’s Exploding Startup Scene
If you are interested in entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., is the place for you. If you have "an appetite for solving large, structural problems such as climate change or public health," D.C. is definitely the place for you. Read more in the Washington Post.

D.C. Ranks No. 1 on U.S. News’s list of 10 Best Cities to Find a Job
You came to school to learn and, most likely, to get a job. And D.C. has jobs - lots of them. In fact, it has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country and one of the highest median incomes. Learn more about D.C.’s growing job market and career opportunities in U.S. News.

Washington, D.C., Ranks High on The Livability Index
Lots of public transportation, ample bike lanes, and a city-wide biking program are just a few factors that led to D.C.’s ranking on Vocativ’s Livability Index.

A Vibrant City for Living and Working

Living
Georgetown McDonough’s Washington, D.C., location presents multiple opportunities for students to expand their learning by immersing themselves in the energy of the nation’s capital. Georgetown encourages all of its students to take advantage of the civic institutions and cultural amenities unique to Washington, D.C., from the Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring to the many museums and performances on and around the National Mall. With kickball leagues, a growing art and music scene, and happy hours at every corner, young people are flocking to D.C.

The Business Journals ranked Washington, D.C., the third best city in the country for young adults looking at per capita income, population growth, and annual unemployment rate and more.
http://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/on-numbers/scott-thomas/2013/03/methodology-best-places-for-young.html

The Huffington Post calls Washington, D.C., America’s new second city.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/erin-ruberry/second-city-washington-dc_b_2625935.html

Washington rises to No. 11 on Vocativ’s Livability Index this year: “Bike commuting is among the best in the nation (there are tons of dedicated lanes and a bike-share program), bars stay open well past 2 a.m., public transportation is excellent, and the cost of food and drink is comparatively low.”
http://www.vocativ.com/11-2013/livability/#WashingtonDC

See the Washington Post’s collection of favorite D.C. photos. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/our-washington/2011/07/01/gHQAsjWxxH_gallery.html#photo=1

Working
The rich cultural setting combined with an abundance of career opportunities have led Forbes and other national publications to recognize Washington, D.C., as one of the best American cities for young professionals.

Washington, D.C., Ranks No. 1 on U.S. News and World Report’s 10 Best Cities to Find a Job ranking.
http://www.usnews.com/news/slideshows/10-best-cities-to-find-a-job/11

Washington’s vibrant and growing startup scene attracts entrepreneurs from around the world to work to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/11/12/is-washington-broken-not-for-the-citys-exploding-startup-scene/

NerdWallet ranked Washington, D.C., as the second best city in the country for job seekers. They note the area’s higher-than-average median income, plenty of government jobs, and its 5.2 percent unemployment rate.
http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/finance/2013/best-cities-recent-job-seekers/