You can only learn so much from reading. Get a closer look at what academic life is like at Illinois from people who have actually been there! From honors programs and research to specific classes and projects, our students have lots of experiences to share.

The Academic Mindset: Part 3 — The Art of Showing Up

Posted by Mark

December 10, 2018

Surviving Midterms

Posted by Kripa

November 5, 2018

There are Certain Things You Can’t Prepare for Prior to Studying Abroad

Posted by Steven

October 30, 2018

Eight-Week Classes are Awesome!

Posted by Jacob

October 22, 2018

The Academic Mindset: Part 2—Make It Pretty

Posted by Mark

October 16, 2018

Learning How to Learn in College

Posted by Fiza

October 15, 2018

College Made Me A Nerd—And I Love It

Posted by Rachel

October 12, 2018

The Academic Mindset: Part I — Trying is Cool

Posted by Mark

September 28, 2018

There’s a First Time for Everything: My First Week in the Classroom

Posted by Rachel

September 13, 2018

Big Lecture Halls and Intimidating Professors? Not a UIUC Problem!

Posted by Fiza

September 2, 2018

Studying in England: Classes, Rain, and Tea

Posted by Alexandra

June 1, 2018

Preparing for Final Exams

Posted by Rachel

April 29, 2018

An informal guide on being the best group member you can be, and why it’s important

Posted by Steven

April 26, 2018

James Scholar Credit: EPSY 200

Posted by Rachel

April 23, 2018

Challenge Yourself

Posted by Rachel

March 28, 2018

Where to Study

Posted by Jacob

March 17, 2018

The Actual School Part of College: Zoe’s Take

Posted by Zoe

March 12, 2018

RST 335: Week 8 Update

Posted by Jacob

March 3, 2018

The Excellence of Illinois

Posted by Jacob

March 2, 2018

Taking a Class on Digital Making/3D Printing

Posted by Ria

February 21, 2018