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Reviews 3624 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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2 College Freshman

Weather: It is ice cold outside a person could die of frost bit.

3 College Freshman

Administration: I have not caused to much trouble so I have not experienced to much trouble.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I have a friend who I helped find next years housing but I plan to live on campus.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It is designed more for foreign students.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: I have never seen two who are alike on this campus.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The building I chose to live in really fits my needs

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I earn a good number of scholarships but I am struggling to come up with funds for next year.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: I have not attend any sporting event but I am part of a martial arts club.

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College Freshman

Majors: I have not had one yet.

4 College Freshman

Majors: I am proud of my progress and I would do it over again if I could.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: There are a ton of fraternities and sororities. The process of getting into one is hectic but I hear that it is definitely work it in the long run. Greek life always has events and is extremely big on campus.

5 College Freshman

Majors: Admissions for my programs was extremely competitive. I faced the challenges of trying to actually get into a program but for the most part, it was not all that bad. The most important criteria for admission was the show the overall roundedness of your work. They like to see someone who excels inside and outside of the classroom.

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5 College Freshman

Majors: In my program there are a ton of helpful people available all the time. I enjoy the program. It is highly competitive and everyone suggests you to get a job shadow or internship. There are a ton of people that help with getting an internship.

3 College Freshman

Weather: Weather is not bad at all. Not too much snow. Oftentimes extremely sunny. It rains a lot, but the weather does not affect plans.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Drug safety is not too bad. It was definitely very popular for people to take-part in drinking and drug activities.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: There are a ton of friendly people on campus.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: All the facilities are extremely clean and nice. Some of them are very old but they are not that bad.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Student life on campus is very fun. There is always something going on. There are plenty of friendly people to meet and a ton of people to get help from if you ever need it.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Financial aid is always a topic that is not easy to deal with. It was not bas trying to apply and get the money I needed. The financial aid office is always available and extremely helpful.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are so many options if you want to go out. There is always something to do.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love this school and everything it has to offer. Everyone cares for the safety of the students and the overall campus is really diverse.

5 College Freshman

Administration: Campus strictness is perfect in all aspects. They are strict with drinking and drug use because they care for every student's safety and are very open to new ideas.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I have not yet lived off campus, but there are plenty of places for off-campus living and I hear that the prices are extremely reasonable.

4 College Freshman

Parking: I am not a driver on campus, but from what I see and hear, there are always available spots and pretty good location.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: The campus is very diverse

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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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