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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
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Scholastic Success: A, Individual Value: F
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Feb 08 2014Economics
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U of I has done very little to impress me in the brief time that I have been here. Falling through the cracks here is more of a concern than at other schools because most professors of Math and Science are more concerned with their research and their graduate students than their undergrads. The University and surrounding atmosphere has a very "party school" vibe but can get rather monotonous for people craving the variety and unique cultural experiences that don't require underage drinking.
1st Year Male -- Class 2017
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Perceived Campus Safety: A-, Education Quality: F
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Nov 12 2013Industrial Operations Engineering
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If I could change anything about my college, it would be my department. My department is terrible. Going to their undergraduate office is entirely unhelpful and if you talk to the assistant director she will do her best to talk in the most disrespectful way possible. I do not understand why she works there, as it does not seem like she cares for the students at all. Industrial engineering is also not done to well at this school I feel. Wish I had gone into civil instead.....
3rd Year Female -- Class 2014
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Extracurricular Activities: A-, Friendliness: F
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