You can only learn so much from reading. Get a closer look at what academic life is like at Illinois from people who have actually been there! From honors programs and research to specific classes and projects, our students have lots of experiences to share.

Surviving Midterms

Posted by Kripa

November 5, 2018

Eight-Week Classes are Awesome!

Posted by Jacob

October 22, 2018

The Academic Mindset: Part 2—Make It Pretty

Posted by Mark

October 16, 2018

College Made Me A Nerd—And I Love It

Posted by Rachel

October 12, 2018

Interview With Sivani: Former Blogger & UIUC Pre Med

Posted by Fiza

September 23, 2018

There’s a First Time for Everything: My First Week in the Classroom

Posted by Rachel

September 13, 2018

5 Tips for Fellow First-Gen Students

Posted by Nisha

September 12, 2018

Your path to Illinois starts here!

Posted by Kaci

July 20, 2018

Summer Registration Is Only The Beginning

Posted by Jacob

June 13, 2018

Studying in England: Classes, Rain, and Tea

Posted by Alexandra

June 1, 2018

An informal guide on being the best group member you can be, and why it’s important

Posted by Steven

April 26, 2018

Junior Year

Posted by Jacob

April 23, 2018

Wondering what Parkland Pathway is? Click here!

Posted by Zoe

April 13, 2018

Where to Study

Posted by Jacob

March 17, 2018

Mid-Semester Reflections

Posted by Steven

March 15, 2018

The Actual School Part of College: Zoe’s Take

Posted by Zoe

March 12, 2018

RST 335: Week 8 Update

Posted by Jacob

March 3, 2018

Yay for Grad School!

Posted by Sarah

February 25, 2018

Taking a Class on Digital Making/3D Printing

Posted by Ria

February 21, 2018

Going to Office Hours

Posted by Daniel

February 18, 2018