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...

College Decision Season

Throughout my time here at Illinois I have been lucky enough to not only expand my knowledge about biology (my major) but also myself. The thing about college that no one tells you is the learning curve doesn’t...

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Congratulations to those who have been admitted to the University of Illinois, so far! You have worked hard for this moment and the future is only beginning from here. As you celebrate your achievements, there are still...