18. Learn to eat out or eat light
Many apartments in New York City do not have kitchens believe or not. The kitchen space is often composed of a mini-fridge, a counter, and maybe a sink. Apart from that you might need to learn how to eat from the microwave or a hotplate. In many ways some apartments in New York are not unlike dorm living, apart from the fact that your parents aren’t going to foot the bill and the nearest restaurants are set to bilk you out of whatever is left after paying the rent.