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The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

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Dec 05 2014Animal Studies
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If you plan on being a working student...forget about a social life. Also, plan on making your own safety with your car. For a whole semester the parking lot I used on campus had lights out on four surrounding street lamps. they were the in the most used area and because of that my car got broken into only to have the parking permit ($660) stolen. the police did nothing, and they didn't even increase patrol in that area...not like there was one before it happened. this school doesn't care about real working students. when using the temp housing over breaks, i had to walk an hour one way in the middle of the night or winter to get to my car because they didn't provide a temp housing parking permit.
1st Year Female -- Class 2016
Scholastic Success: A, Individual Value: F
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Aug 05 2014Engineering Department
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Engineering at Illinois is a rigorous yet fruitful experience. The thing I like best about UIUC is that you can get an amazing education, and also become a very well-rounded individual. With so much to do on campus, you can never be bored.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2015
Social Life: A+, Perceived Campus Safety: B
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Jul 31 2014Public Policy
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UIUC is honestly the best place on the planet to me right now. By day classes are challenging, and based on getting the grade and doing busywork, but in some classes you do learn some cool things and get ideas for your future. By night Campus is amazing. I always have a place to go whether its a frat party (Not fun if you are a boy and not in Greek life) Apartment parties, or go on a barcrawl. the people you meet here aren't all rich or Chinese, many are from different walks of life and totally amazing people. DO NOT live in private certified unless you wanna go Greek and be with the rich spoiled and close minded kids, university housing is honestly wayyy better and you meet way more people. This place is honestly amazing, the people the school the town, you will learn so much more than school stuff, you learn about the real world and life.
1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Campus Aesthetics: A, Useful Schoolwork: D
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