Is Chicago on your short list of places to attend Graduate School? Chicago, aka the "Windy City", had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the US in 2012 with US$571 billion! Chicago is known for improv comedy, and music such as jazz, blues, and soul. Chicago has over 570 parks and also features 31 sand beaches, a wide variety of museums, 50 nature areas, and berths for over 6,000 boats. Chicago also has mouth watering food beyond the famous deep dish pizza with fare such as the Chicago style hot dog, Italian beef sandwiches, chicken Vesuvio, Greek saganaki, Puerto Rican jibarito sandwiches and an annual Taste of Chicago summer festival to sample these and many more.
Chicago sprawls over 227.1 square miles and has a population of 2,718,782 as of 2013. 34.5% of the population hold a Bachelor's degree or higher. The median age in Chicago is 33.1 years old. As to the Windy City? Well it does get windy, but the name comes from its windy political past not the weather. Weather in Chicago is an average of 21°F in January and 73.2°F in June. Perfect June temps to explore all of the outdoor parks and the Magnificent Mile of Shopping & Retaurants on Chicago's Michigan Avenue.
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