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Submitting Official Transcripts and Scores

Congratulations to all of you as you close in on your summer breaks! I hope you all are enjoying your shift from your schoolwork to an exciting and relaxing summer. Even though you may have finished up all of your high...

Can I Change My Major?

“I think I changed my mind on what I want to major in. What do I do?” If you are asking yourself this question, know you are not alone. We are here as a resource to assist you through this process. You may...

Preparing for Admission Decisions

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and completing your college search virtually, this year has been like no other. The road is finally coming to an end as we are posting admission decisions soon! Whether you applied...

Next Steps as a UIUC Applicant

Hey, you did it! You completed your application to the University of Illinois! Give yourself a pat on the back. After investing a considerable amount of time into your college application, I’m sure you’re...

Visiting UIUC Virtually

The college that you choose will be your home for four years. That’s a long time! Since this year looks different than any year before and we need to keep ourselves and others safe, we’ve made many of our...

Reasons to Apply Early Action at UIUC

I hope you all are settling into senior year and it is off to a great start! Many of you are probably in the midst of application preparation. Questions may have come up about our Early Action process and what this...

Ready. Set. Apply to UIUC!

We are thrilled to announce that our freshman application for admission is now open! Yes, that’s right—you can apply to UIUC NOW through myIllini or Coalition. Applying to college is an exciting time, but we understand...

What to Know When Applying to UIUC

When applying to colleges and universities, it is critical to know how each school’s admissions processes work. These processes vary from school to school by large margins, and this blog will explore the details...

Submitting Official Transcripts

Congratulations on making it to summer! I hope you all are enjoying the transition from online school work to the start of a great break. Although it is time to kick back and relax, don’t trade those folders in...

Submitting Official Test Scores

Hello everyone, and congratulations again on being admitted to Illinois! It is a big decision to decide what school is the best fit for you to attend. If you choose to accept your offer, your myIllini Checklist will be...

Can I Change My Major?

Studies show over 50% of college students change their major at least once, so you are not alone if the major you were admitted to ends up not being the right fit for you and your career interests. Keep on reading to...

February 28, 2020: Regular Decision Release Tips

It seems like we just released our Early Action decisions, and now our February notification day is right around the corner! You may be nervous, which is understandable, but we’re providing a handful of tips to...

Admitted Visit Options

Congratulations on your offer of admission! Here at Illinois, we’re excited to show you our campus and give you a feel of the Illini pride that is always on display. In order to really understand any campus...

Congratulations on Your Admission!

Congratulations, you are now an I-L-L-I-N-I! Soaking It In Tell your friends, your teachers, and your parents if you haven’t already. Receiving your acceptance letter spurred a burst of emotions not only because...

Choosing the Best Illinois Major for You

There’s one part on college applications that every student struggles with: selecting a major. At Illinois, you apply directly to your program, so it’s important to pick a major you’re serious about...

Your Next Steps as an Illinois Applicant

Congratulations, you did it! Your college application is complete. You’ve spent months, maybe even years, preparing for this moment. But what do you do now? Following are some steps to take as you await your...

Illinois Commitment: Four Years, Free Tuition

Note: To view the most up-to-date details and requirements for this program, visit our Illinois Commitment webpage. As you finish up the first half of the school year, I want to remind you about our Illinois Commitment...