As one of the nation’s best public universities, Illinois has a selective admissions process. See what our bloggers (especially our Admissions Counselors) have to say more about how we make our decisions, what they mean, and more.

What to Know About Your Admission Decision

Posted by Danny

December 8, 2017

The Importance of AP

Posted by Rachel

August 30, 2017

Tips for Starting Your College Search

Posted by Kaci

August 15, 2017

Why Apply Early Action?

Posted by Chris

August 11, 2017

PREP at Illinois

Posted by Andy

March 20, 2017

A Guide to College Decisions for the Confused

Posted by Ria

March 3, 2017

Choosing Illinois

Posted by Jacob

February 19, 2017

So, you sent your SAT Subject Scores

Posted by Amber

December 5, 2016

Starting your college search? Here are a few tips.

Posted by Zoe

May 17, 2016


Posted by Kenny

May 5, 2016

Choosing the School for YOU

Posted by Alec

March 21, 2016

The Moment You Found Out You’re An Illini With GIFs

Posted by Daniel

February 5, 2016

What would you like me to write about?

Posted by Ria

October 22, 2015


Posted by Kyra

October 5, 2015

Choose a Second Major! Seriously.

Posted by Veronica

August 20, 2015


Posted by Veronica

August 14, 2015

The Essay Prompt is posted!

Posted by Veronica

July 30, 2015

Division of General Studies: Part 1

Posted by James

April 4, 2015

Ask Me College Questions !!!

Posted by Kelis

March 13, 2015

On Making Decisions: Are You Ever Fully Prepared?

Posted by Brian

January 7, 2015