Author - Kaci

Introducing Self-Reported Test Scores!!!

Introducing…. Self-Reported Test Scores! ‘Tis the season! I’m here to share an exciting update to the Illinois freshman application…self-reported test scores!! For years, we’ve had students self-report their high...

Your path to Illinois starts here!

Hey, y’all! I’m back! Back to talk to you about how to start your Illinois journey. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, the college search process is overwhelming. I hope this post will help you, no matter where...

150+ majors … where do you start?!

Not sure what you want to study at Illinois or can’t decide between a few options? I HEAR YA! In college I changed my major (gulp) five times. As a bright-eyed college freshman, I wanted to teach middle-school...

How Illini Succeed

Thinking about going to college can be nerve-wracking, but also wonderful. And you know what is even more nerve-wracking and wonderful? Thinking about graduating from college! Graduation season is one of my favorite...

Connect with us on Social Media!

If you’re reading this…you’ve already started to connect with us on social media! As admissions counselors, we really try and reach prospective students and their families wherever works best for them...

Tips for Starting Your College Search

Hello #FutureILLINI! I’m here to hopefully provide some useful tips for starting your college search. Whether you are a freshman or senior in high school, searching for the perfect college can be VERY overwhelming...

How To: Plan Your Summer Campus Visit!

Hey #FutureIllini! As you are winding down the school year, we hope you will include a visit to Illinois as part of your summer plans! Here’s everything you need to know about planning your summer visit. While we...

Tips for February 3

Happy (almost) February! And that means we are days away from our decision release date (finally!). If you submitted an application to Illinois before December 1 or you were deferred during Early Action, you will...