StudentsReview :: The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign - Comments and Student Experiences
  
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
University of Illinois -- Chicago, IL
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC
Northwestern University -- Evanston, IL


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Select Comment

Positive Neutral Negative Advice

There are 78 Comments

Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]  

View

Feb 27 2014English

My college helped provide opportunities that I am still enjoying professionally, 20 years later.

Alumna Female -- Class 2000
Starting Job: Police Officer Preparedness: B- Reputation: C
Aug 16 2013Other

It's a lot of fun, and then the work is challenging.

2nd Year Female -- Class 2015
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Innovation: D

As an Animal Science major with a concentration

Jul 12 2014PreVet and Veterinary
As an Animal Science major with a concentration in Pre-Veterinary Medicine, this definitely was a good choice of school for me as the program for it is a good one. Something to keep in mind with the U of I is that it is a big research institution. This has positives and negatives that come along with it. There are friendly professors and students, loads of networking opportunities, clubs to get involved in, and friends to make. However it also means, extremely large lectures, sometimes professors that are too involved in their research to care about you as the student, late nights studying for an exam that the curve will be thrown off anyway, and the possibility of getting treated more like a number than a real person. As a student you have the chance of running into all of those things.One thing I did notice was that if you did not find your niche, you will be miserable and drowning in your studies. You want to keep busy! Stay involved! Do research with your professor! Make connections! But most importantly have fun and enjoy your time there. And yes, it is possible to do this without being a part of Greek life. I survived. But if Greek life is what you want, by all means do it, there's a place for you, there are SO many of them. There are club sports at Illinois that would be a better option for someone who likes to work hard but not necessarily party ALL the time. It just depends what you want. If you want someone to hold your hand through all your classes and give you a nice pretty GPA when you graduate, then this school may not be for you. However, if you are willing to experience new things, work hard for your education, and have a school with a good program to help you grow as not only a student, but as a person, this is the place for you.
4th Year Female -- Class 2014
Education Quality: A+, Individual Value: F
Want to Learn More?
Powered by CampusExplorer.com
 

Similar Schools

University of Illinois -- Chicago, IL

George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC

Northwestern University -- Evanston, IL

About Us | Advertise! | Press
Send Comments/Suggestions to: sradmin@studentsreview.com.

Copyright © 2000-2014. StudentsReview, All Rights Reserved.
 

 

Disclaimer: StudentsReview makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. Furthermore, StudentsReview is not affiliated with any University or Institution.

All Universities in IL, College Search, College Rankings