What do I look for in a hunting rifle?

I know nothing about rifles, I was invited to go hunt elk. I really want to get into it but I just don't know a thing. I want a bolt action rifle and heard tikka t3 is good plus I love the look. I want to spend like $600-700 max what's the best bolt action for the money and what do I look for on the rifle,... show more I know nothing about rifles, I was invited to go hunt elk. I really want to get into it but I just don't know a thing. I want a bolt action rifle and heard tikka t3 is good plus I love the look. I want to spend like $600-700 max what's the best bolt action for the money and what do I look for on the rifle, what do I need?
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