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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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  • Brandon from Burbank, IL
  • Mar-20-2018 I am a current student here

    The school is definitely difficult but with the right amount of studying and dedication, it's easy to do well. Come in with test scores above average or better for academics. Also, have a wide variety of extracurriculars and that'll definitely increase your ability to be accepted and broaden opportunities in the school itself.

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  • A girl from Urbana, IL
  • Feb-04-2018 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a great place with an amazing campus and lots of friendly people. Because it is such a large campus, you can meet new people almost everyday. I am really looking forward to studying here.

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  • Cheyenne from Lisle, IL
  • Jan-26-2018 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I haven't visited this school yet, but I have done the virtual tour. This school is amazing. It has a great environment, and the students look so very happy to be there. This is my first and only choice, and this is the school I plan on going to.

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  • Leslie from Franklin Park, IL
  • Nov-08-2017 I am a current student here

    UIUC is the top of the top. Lots of people come here and they seriously want an education; people are so creative and engaging it blows my mind.

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  • Pedro from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-10-2017 I am a current student here

    UIUC provides a friendly environment for student of all backgrounds and offers various great programs for students to engage in outside of the classroom. The professors are always great and more than willing to answer any questions that students might have. No matter where your interests might lie you will always find a class oriented to it!

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  • Emily from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-03-2017 I am a current student here

    I really love the school for the academics, however not as diverse as I would have wanted. Professors and T.A.s are caring and will help out if asked. Working and studying is extremely possible at UIUC.

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  • Jessica from Champaign, IL
  • Jul-17-2017 I am a current student here

    University of Illinois is a difficult adjustment if you are coming from a small town school, due to it's immense size and dense population. It is better to live on campus for convenience. I find the course work to be relatively challenging.

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  • Naomi from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-21-2017 I am a current student here

    The rating I would give this university overall would be a 7/10. While UIUC is great at academics and catering to the majority of the students it does not aid the minority students as much as one would have hoped. Growing up as a Black and Puerto Rican female, I will say that I have not seen as many inclusive events where I have felt catered to.

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  • Jeter from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University Of Illinois is a spectacular school with endless possibilities. When on campus you can see just how great the College life is, it appeals to what the majority of people expect out of College life. And also the School is premier in terms of academic support, they care about your success and representation of the U Of I.

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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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