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Most Helpful Review for Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Nick from Lexington, IL
  • 9 out of 10 people found this review helpful

The starting points for classes are well tailored to your high school work. I was placed onto the Analysis track based on my AP scores, but the new information I was acquiring was similar to my sociology class. I have never taken sociology before, but in both cases I learned an incredible amount of information.

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  • Cassandra from Lisle, IL
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Illinois Wesleyan is a fantastic academic program. Socially, it is somewhat cliquey; you're either an athlete, a biology major, or a theater major. Overall, I am so happy I made my decision to attend here.

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  • Claritza from CHICAGO, IL
  • Dec-02-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a university that will continue making me think outside of my box, even if it is such a small campus. This school has so much potential to bring out every kind of leader in our world. I know I will be a leader when I graduate.

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  • Lauren
  • Aug-05-2013 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This school looks nice. I haven't visited, but I am interested. I might visit soon.

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  • Zitlalic from West Chicago, IL
  • Jul-31-2013 I am a current student here

    The pearl of the Bloomington-Normal community. My first and only choice; a home away from home. A genuine life experience full of self discovery, opportunities to develop leadership skills, and a rigorous course schedule to keep you on your toes, with a campus community comparable to your own family; a true college experience that I wouldn't have any other way.

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  • Dominique from Mount Prospect, IL
  • Jul-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Illinois Wesleyan takes pride in the attention professors and advisers give to students. It is a place where students can reach their fullest potential, and we are encouraged to challenge ourselves. It is a community that cultivates excellence.

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  • Kate from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Attending Illinois Wesleyan University was on of the best decisions I have made. There are so many opportunities to get involved in clubs and sports and the faculty and staff are easily accessible. Work hard, Play Hard.

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  • Jessica from Montgomery, IL
  • Apr-22-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    IWU is a school full of students who want to learn. The school faculty honestly cares about you. There is also something to do here.

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  • Caitlyn
  • Apr-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Very small, but beautiful campus. The professors are all very helpful and care about your success. The other students attending school here are all very nice.

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  • Zachary from Bloomington, IL
  • Nov-22-2012 I am a current student here

    This liberal arts education offers many group projects throughout all classes. The community is small enough to gain very strong relationships, and expansive enough to attain a sizable network. The culture of learning helps promote the overall college experience.

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  • Feliz
  • Oct-24-2012 I am a current student here

    Illinois Wesleyan University is not your typical college. This extremely liberal school has an easy-going environment and a challenging academic curriculum. The small student body is sometimes constraining, but allows for a very friendly environment.

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