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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Illinois State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kaylyn from Normal, IL
  • 24 out of 24 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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  • O'nea from Bridgeview, IL
  • Aug-25-2016 I am a current student here

    Illinois State is the best school for a students who are still trying to figure out they major, also ISU have a lot of opportunities for students to explore their creativeness.

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  • seth from bloomington, il
  • Aug-13-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    beginning with visiting the campus, through applying for enrollment and acceptance, illinois state university (isu) has made me feel like part of the isu family. the level of personal attention that has been extended to me has been quite impressive. i definitely see isu being my home away from home.

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  • nichole from collinsville, il
  • Jun-28-2016 I am a past student here

    my years at illinois state were the best any college student could ask for. i truly felt like i was at the helm of my education there. the facilities are top notch, the campus itself is gorgeous and the faculty is fantastic.

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  • lauren from iuka, il
  • May-07-2016 I am a past student here

    illinois state university has a friendly atmosphere and a beautiful campus.there are a lot of activities to get involved in and lots of fun things to do around campus. the education programs are some of the best in the country; however, that can also result in unrealistic expectations from professors who haven't come out of their ivory towers in a long time.

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  • Iasha Patel
  • Mar-19-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Isu is a great state college to attend. It is very welcoming to everyone and there are many activities and clubs to get involve in. It is a big school so the chances of meeting others is very easy.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-11-2016 I am a current student here

    On a scale of 1-10, I'll give ISU a 9. I love my school. It's such a great environment.

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  • Brandon from Rochester Hills, MI
  • Jan-02-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Illinois State helped me figure what i could in my freshman year through its variety of classes. All of the options you have once you begin your education here.

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  • from Galesburg, IL
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    Watterson is a great dorm with a great environment and large rooms Food selection is great and also more than enough to eat. I have made great friends in this 1st semester and could not have asked for a better experience

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  • Lesly from Forest View, IL
  • Nov-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Being my first semester, and first year getting that college experience that everyone seems to be talking about... well you'll definitely find it here! Teachers, students, the ambiance that this school gives off is that like no other. You will not regret your college choice with Illinois State academically, socially, and financially.

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  • Elizabeth from Bourbonnais, IL
  • Sep-10-2015 I am a current student here

    I honestly did not like it here at all, and am transferring from the institution. The campus is way too big and feel like, educationally, it does not suffice for my goals and career path. If you wish to stay local after graduation, this is a great school for you. If not, I would HIGHLY suggest some place else. It is also pricey for a state school.

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