I am a student at Washington State University and am in the process of looking for an apartment for next year. I am just wondering if there is any advice you guys may be able to give me while I consider different appartments. Some things are, 1st 2nd or 3rd floor and why? Is it better to have the open patio on the 1st floor or a private deck on the 2nd or 3rd floors? Is there anything that may be important to know before signing a lease that normally isnt thought of before hand?