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Most Helpful Review for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kristen from Chicago, IL
  • 57 out of 62 people found this review helpful

I've learned things so far in every course I've taken and have met really great professors and instructors. You learn a lot from the people as well. They're from all over the world.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Chris from Lake in the Hills, IL
  • Apr-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I've been to visit the campus twice and I love it. All the people there are really nice and will help show you around campus and tell you where things are. It is a really great college.

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  • Caroline
  • Mar-18-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I am from Illinois, so UIUC makes sense for me both cost-wise and academic-wise. It can cen quite chilly in the winter, so some form of transportation is advised getting to and from classes and dorms.

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  • Jasmine from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-24-2016 I am a current student here

    My first choice college, and I'm glad it was. It has opened my eyes up a lot since I've been here. It's also one of the top 10 public universities in the nation.

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  • lyle from woodridge, il
  • Jun-11-2016 I am a current student here

    a big school with many opportunities, university of illinois at urbana-champaign does have something for every type of person. you can expect to find a diverse student body and an equally diverse faculty. the large campus gets smaller once you learn to navigate around and create relationships with different people.

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  • sophia from glenview, il
  • Jun-02-2016 I am a current student here

    the people on campus - students, professors, counselors - are all extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful, so do not feel intimidated. despite being located in central illinois, there are plenty of things to keep you busy in campus-town and the surrounding areas - whether it be shopping at marketplace mall, getting food on green street, or exploring the nature of urbana. joining rsos and/or greek life helps make such a large campus feel much smaller, and definitely like a second home.

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  • Mark from Harmony, PA
  • Mar-17-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Illinois is amazing; with so much to do around it, I was amazed. Though the class size may be larger than the average college/university, hard work is rewarded. Truly a great college for a great career ahead

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  • Brooke - Wayne City, IL
  • Feb-19-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Illinois is one of the most incredible campuses I have ever walked on. It's absolutely beautiful and have immense diversity. I was accepted and plan to attend this fall, honestly there was no other school that compared to UIUC and the recognition they receive is topping on the already perfect school

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  • B from Evergreen Park, IL
  • Feb-18-2016 I am a past student here

    U of I was an integral part of my growth into adulthood. I was pushed to think critically not only through my academic coursework, but also through clubs, community organizations, staff, and fellow students that completely transformed my worldview, passions, and identity.

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  • Kayla from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-15-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have not attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before, but when I share that I have been accepted, people get so excited. I heard it is a very diverse school and it really looks good on your resume. I can't wait to experience my time there.

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