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Most Helpful Review for Illinois State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kaylyn from Normal, IL
  • 22 out of 22 people found this review helpful

I have learned so much already from ISU. I came to school having no idea what I wanted to do and no direction towards any specific career path. Illinois State helped me figure this out quickly my freshman year through its variety of General Education classes. It really opened my eyes to all of the options you have once you begin your education here.

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  • Brock from Lake Villa, IL
  • Jun-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Illinois State University is, without a doubt, my home. The beautiful campus, the incredible teachers, the professional and social opportunities, and even Reggie Redbird are just some of the things that constantly remind me how lucky I am to be a student here. I look forward to all the experiences that I have yet to live at ISU, and I know that I will be an extremely proud alumni one day.

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  • Wesley from Matteson, IL
  • Jun-15-2014 I am a past student here

    Illinois State was a very good school. There were lots of different activities for students to do and join to always keep a student busy. I think if you are looking for a school it should be ISU.

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  • Jessica from Waukegan, IL
  • Jun-13-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Illinois State University is really welcoming and the campus makes students feel right at home. The schools football team is really great and ISU falls into diversity one. I really enjoy that they offer various fields of major for everyone.

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  • Danielle from Lemont, IL
  • Mar-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Very beautiful school though I feel as if they care more about making money than helping their students succeed.

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  • Chun-Ju from Bartlett, IL
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a great school, I met a lot of nice friends here as well as dedicated professors. I feel as if this is my home, because everyone is so welcoming here. Although some classes were a bit far from my residence hall and it's hard to walk in the cold, I know it's worth it.

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  • Rachel from Aledo, IL
  • Feb-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Illinois State University is a very diverse campus. The students here are creative. It's a pretty good campus overall.

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  • Sarah from Freeport, IL
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    I feel that this is a great school on a medium sized campus. Everything is pretty close and there are some very great professors here. This is defiantly the school for me.

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  • Roshaunda from Tinley Park, IL
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    This school has a warm, friendly environment with lots of people doing their very best to get you going in the direction you desire to be in. Unlike most universities Illinois State is full of professors that are more than willing to take time out of their busy schedules to stop and help a student in need. Along with the many different events hosted on campus, there are enough clubs here to fit the criteria of every students personal niche.

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  • Jacky from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Illinois State University is an overall great school. If you want a small campus but with a large university feel, then Illinois State is the right school for you. This school has many degree programs, over 200 extracurricular activities and sports, and plenty of things to do for outside fun.

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