GIT $home directory using Powershell

So I’ve been trying to get GIT to start inĀ “D:\Google Drive\Grad school\Adv web 2” and for the life of me I couldn’t get it to work. I also wanted to change my $home variable so I can quickly move around. There are some great sites with some answers if you’re using pure Git Bash: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7017143/git-bash-how-to-default-to-other-directory-instead-of-home-directory (read more)