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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Lester from River Grove, IL
  • 63 out of 63 people found this review helpful

The teachers are great. All professors are required to have a few office hours open for students to ask for help. If you don't have to see you professor, you can always ask your T.A. They have to have office hours too. I find the T.A. helpful because they are students too and usually give you ideas on how to student certain materials. Also, UIC has a lot of private learning resources and sessions on how to study better.

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  • Deonte' from CrestHill, IL
  • Jun-18-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I am more than anxious to attend this amazing school. The school not only lies within one of the greatest cities in America, but also creates a safe, fun, and educational environment for all who attend. I also look forward to all the memories and experiences I will have.

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  • Liliana from Chicago, IL
  • May-20-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a great university for social work students because of the diversity encountered not only on campus, but in field placement. The professors are very diverse in their experience with social work and their backgrounds. It is great for people interested in mental health.

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  • Hyung Joo Yun from Chicago, IL
  • May-01-2014 I am a current student here

    University of Illinois at Chicago is very different from other schools because it is a school located in the city, which I love. The faculties and staffs are very friendly, so it is hard to not making any friends. The schools provides all kinds of sources to help the students succeed.

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  • Anna from Lockport, IL
  • Apr-26-2014 I am a current student here

    I attended UIC for the city life and I got it. I learned so much that I would have never learned about going to a school in the middle of nowhere.

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  • Ophelia from Palos Hills, IL
  • Apr-24-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I have applied to this school and got accepted. However, I have a friend who previously attended as a finance major (which is what I want to go into) and could not find a job after graduation. So obviously I am a little skeptical of the academic reputation of this school and if it is a good investment in the long run.

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  • Julian from Palatine, IL
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Illinois at Chicago is located in the center of a world class city, which makes it a high caliber school. The diversity found at this institution allows creativity and open minded individuals to grow as students in a professional way.

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  • Silvana from Indian Head Park, IL
  • Feb-12-2014 I am a current student here

    I just transferred to UIC and my favorite thing so far is that the classes I am enrolled in have lecture-capture. Lecture-capture records the lecture and allows you to go back and listen to the lecture again in case you were confused about a certain topic.

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  • Endia from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a current student here

    This school can give good and bad impressions at the same time. There are a lot of wonderful people and places on campus. You really just have to think about yourself and g for what you want and need.

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  • Jessica from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-06-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a pretty big campus and like all other campuses, they all have problems. UIC's internet access its a bit sketchy and they seemed to have a lot of pipe problems too this year. Over all it it a great school and you get a good bang for your buck which draws the students in so its a great education for the fraction of the price.

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  • Francisco from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    The sheer diversity of students that attend UIC is incredible. It seems like you encounter cultures and people from all over the world while at this university campus in Chicago's Loop. I love the positive vibes, friendly students, good food, and buzzing city life.

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