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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love UIUC. I was hesitant at first because I was set on going to a private school, but UIUC can be as big or as small as you choose to make the experience for yourself.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletics department is well developed in my opinion. There's lots of support and spirit at U of I and the gyms are in tip top shape; the single problem is that our college's strengths do not include our sports teams, as they are honestly below average. (Athletics isn't the point of this school though.)

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This is a very active school with a great set of teachers willing to educate their students. The teachers are also down to earth, and are able to empathize with any problems the students may have. They're great to consult and ask for help.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: my overall experience is great there a lot of things to do around campus you just have to be involved.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: sometimes the food is not that good. you have to walk to everything and the wifi is not all that great.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Athletics: when ever you want to go play ball or work out there is always a opportunity for you to do so.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Everything has been going great this semester I passed all of my finals and looking at a 3.5 or better.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My experience at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been really great so far. Since the campus is so large, there is something to be discovered for anyone, offering many clubs that cater to different interests. I personally joined the triathlon club, Music for the Masses, and Star Course, being interested in fitness and music. By joining these clubs, the campus doesn't seem so large anymore as I have been accepted into these smaller communities. This college is great!

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Overall Experience: As I have only been here for a short period of time; I have still managed to see a great sense of community and challenge among this school.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love my school. I don't think I could've made a better choice, this is definitely the place for me.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Overall Experience: It's an alright school. I appreciate my advisor staying in contact with me through the semester.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The University of Illinois definitely has a lot of resources for students. They have a lot of ways to help. By me being the first one in my family to go to college, I was not really sure how things worked. The resources at UIUC definitely helped me out along the way.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Perfect balance of academics and social life!

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My overall experience at school so far has been really great. I've met various friends from various backgrounds. I love the diversity on campus. I also enjoy the large campus and having various locations to go too. What makes my school so unique is how large it is. There's always someone you can talk to about a specific profession, if you need. There's so many opportunities available for students to learn about anything they want. Academic wise, personal help, future guidance, etc.

4 people found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: It was a great experience and would strongly suggest it to anyone.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Some of the classes here are unnecessarily difficult, but I guess since we are the best and brightest its a good challenge for us.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I personally enjoy my studies at the University of Illinois. I'm enjoying being independent and living on my own, and I also like the flexibility of choosing when my classes are.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Good school with great campus. Teachers are good but surrounding town is kinda meh.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the diversity on campus, and the quality.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: So much fun. Both the students and the staff are engaged and excited. The courses are interesting and applicable to the real world. The residence halls and food are all pretty updated and close to classes. There are TONS of extracurricular activities, sporting events, activities, and restaurants around so that you are constantly busy. It's ranked very highly overall, considered to be a "public Ivy", and countless programs are ranked to be some of the best n the nation.

9 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It's nice going someplace that isn't close to home

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Since my junior year, I feel like I have found a path that I am happy to move forth on.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have been here for about 2 months now and I still am getting use to things. I courses are challenging and take a lot more time and effort then high school did. I am currently in the major of animal sciences and I plan to go to grad school to be a veterinarian. Overall, I believe with all my university has to offer, I will be challenged but able to succeed.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Independence is the first word that comes to my mind when entering college. My university offers over 1000 clubs and activities, has plenty of volunteering opportunities, and has a lot of resources when someone is in need of help. Yes, college is about learning how to prioritize and be independent but it's much easier with the several opportunities offered here.

9 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love that the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a big school with a diverse community. I love the program and classes that I'm in for my major but, it's hard to make friends and join the community as a transfer student.

If I could do it all over again, I would just apply my senior year of high school instead of going to a different university first.

8 people found this useful Report
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One might expect some tentative and even negative opinions about any school, but this is truly not the case here at U of I. Students are proud of U of I’s history, proud of is academic accomplishments, proud of the social opportunities it offers, and, most of all, they are proud to be alumni. For so many students to view their choice to come here as an unequivocally good one is a fantastic testament to the University’s strength.

Of course students here have plenty to complain about—the weather, the parking, the Greek social scene, the rural location. But all things considered, the positive points of the U of I experience tipped the scale—the University’s academic excellency, the safety, the social atmosphere, the athletic tradition, the city’s excellent transportation system. Some students admitted that they had a hard time adjusting, that they occasionally wished they had made another decision—but in the end, they were all happy to be here. The most encouraging fact was that so many people mentioned that they were leaving as better people, more knowledgeable, eclectic, and better equipped to navigate through life. University of Illinois students do not just leave with a piece of paper in their hands, they leave with a wealth of experience that is not easily rivaled—and, for in-staters, without enormous debt burdens to face when they graduate.

 

 

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