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Most Helpful Review for Western Illinois University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Debi from Farmington, IL
  • 29 out of 34 people found this review helpful

-Apply for housing early. The earlier you apply, the more likely you are to get your first choice of dorms

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Estefania from Chicago, IL
  • Nov-12-2017 I am a current student here

    WIU has many cultural events, which gives everyone a chance to show their culture. There are many opportunities to be involved in different ways. From playful sports to study lectures, and being able to have resources for students is a big part of the campus.

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  • Atalia from Springfield, IL
  • Mar-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Western Illinois University is a great university if you are someone that wants a lot, but in so little. Despite the fact that Macomb is a small town, Western has made it into such an eventful environment, you could never get bored. The atmosphere you feel there, you can't help but to smile!

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  • wilnesha - chicago , il
  • Jun-06-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    the school is actually wonderful from what i experienced. the school life is very active and never has a dull moment, even the learning is creative but educational. i would do a lot of things just to attend this school in the fall of 2017

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  • m from fox lake, il
  • May-03-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    wiu is willing to work with you to make the transition from high school to college effortless. on paper i enjoyed everything about it but it wasn't until i visited that i realized i found the place i would be spending my next four years.

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  • vicky
  • Apr-28-2016 I am a current student here

    western illinois is a small campus with the great law enforcement program. they obtain many activities on campus, but students don't apply to them as much. the school is diverse with many students and faculty, and the classes have a maximum of 30-45 students.

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  • Samantha from Wood River, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    Everyday is a great day to be a leatherneck! I am very involved here at the school and have made great memories and have made great connections!!

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  • Joshua from Belvidere, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    Has a small town feel but still feels like home. One thing I will say is everyone here is super nice, which surprised me very much. I would just be walking down on campus and some random person would say hi to me.

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  • Kayla from Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    I knew as I stepped foot on Western's Campus I would Fall in love. They definitely Meet/ Respect your needs and truly care about you as a living being not just a number.

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  • Margarita from Cicero, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    Western is a place where the school and community come together. It is a place that opens you up to opportunity. Overall a great place for someone to learn and grow as a person.

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