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Most Helpful Review for Eastern Illinois University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: William from Schaumburg, IL
  • 17 out of 17 people found this review helpful

The Gen. Ed. classes are all enjoyable and my major classes were taught by teachers who knew their subjects very well.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • d. t.
  • May-22-2016 I am a current student here

    eiu is pretty much what you make of it. i personally love the campus size and its location. i also love the small classes sizes and how much the professors here really care about their student. getting involved here at eiu will make your college experience even better.

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  • Brianna from Sherman, IL
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Eastern Illinois University is a small public university, therefore the classes are small and you have direct interactions with the professors. The campus is small and easy to navigate. Certainly not least, EIU is known for being home to tons of friendly, fat squirrels.

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  • Helen from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern Illinois University is an ideal institution for a student seeking a quite suburban or rural lifestyle. The teachers are proactive in their field of practice and their students' lives. The students are willing to help one other with their course work, which makes E.I.U. a great place to obtain future connections.

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  • Makenzie
  • Sep-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Great financial aid opportunities! Huge party school. Ugly campus.

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  • Ellie
  • May-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern Illinois University is a fantastic university! It has such a close campus community, and the faculty to student ratio is excellent. I would highly recommend the university to anyone!

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  • Hannah
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    EIU is a great place to go to college! You get the experience of a campus life while also still being in a classroom that's a smaller size. This makes the teachers more approachable and allows students to succeed.

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  • Caitlin from Round Lake Beach, IL
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern Illinois provides both a great academic and social enviornment for it's students. There are a broad range of on and off campus clubs, and activities to choose from, including a large greek life opportunity. It's gorgeous campus is close enough to essential stores, hospitals, etc., but far away enough from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to provide a great sense of independence, really making that college experience.

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  • James from Tinley Park, IL
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    I really like attending EUI because it is a smaller university. The campus is easy to get around. The classes are small enough that if you need some extra help it is very easy.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-01-2014 I am a current student here

    On a scale of one to ten, I would give EIU an 11. It is a fantastic school that really cares about its students. The faculty are well versed in their areas and want to see their students succeed.

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  • dominique from Urbana, IL
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    EIU is a great college campus where it is easy to become friends with others. The campus is small and makes it easier to get to classes. It is very enjoyable and the faculty is good.

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