Category - Admissions

Keep up with our bloggers’ posts (specifically our Admissions Counselors!) to learn all of the things you need to do to become an Illini.

Inter-Collegiate Transfer

If you’re anything like me, choosing a major was a major hurdle to overcome. With over 150 majors offered here at the University of Illinois, I was overwhelmed with the sheer amount of choices. When I found out that the...

Transfer Insights

Being able to look back at my personal social media posts through the “memories” function is amazing. I smile as I’m reminded of all of the incredible moments of my journey through higher education...

The Day I Decided to Come to Illinois

I’ll be honest, Illinois was not my first choice when I was applying to colleges. My mom was an Illini, which was one of the biggest reasons why I applied. Also, I had visited Chicago a few times and thought it would be...

My Path to the University of Illinois

I thought it might be fun to share with you how I came to be a student here at the University of Illinois. When I graduated from high school back in 2002, I decided to start a punk rock band and pursue a career as a...