Author - Zoe

Student Squirrel Stories

At Illinois, we love Squirrel Appreciation Day because we love our squirrels. For the last 119 years, the Illinois campus has been home to a friendly and bold population of squirrels. Former university president Andrew...

Illinois Commitment

For students from families without a ton of financial resources, planning for college can involve lots of uncertainty. Finding a school that is affordable is sometimes the difference between going to college and not...

Adjusting to College: Your New Life

Almost exactly year ago, I committed to spending the next four years of my life at the University of Illinois. Until writing this post, I forgot how big of a decision this was. I was 17 when I decided where I would be...

Live Your Best (Campus) Life at Illinois

Champaign-Urbana has a reputation as one of the most vibrant, exciting college towns in the country. After spending a day on campus, it is easy to see why. If you haven’t visited campus yet and you can’t figure out what...