Author - Maggie

Why I Chose Illinois

I’m going to be completely honest with you—Illinois wasn’t my first-choice school. I’m from Illinois and grew up hearing about University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign my whole life. Because my mom...

Fall in Champaign-Urbana

So, I admit this post is a little bit ill-timed because yesterday was actually the first day of fall and what I’m about to tell you about actually happened on Labor Day, but I’d argue that fall is a state of...

Studying Abroad

Exactly one year ago, I was getting ready to leave the country for the first time ever and spend the fall semester as an exchange student in England. So, in honor of this study-abroad-iversary, I’d like to give a brief...