How to Talk to Your Teenager About College

Talking to your child isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to talking about college. Here’s some advice to help you and your family better communicate throughout your child’s college search process...

Parent Resources

What to Look for During College Visits

We hope you’re one of the lucky ones who, when visiting a college, is hit with an immediate reaction deep down in your gut. For most of you, though, the decision won’t be that obvious. That’s where our College...

How to Pay for College: A Complete Guide

The cost of attending college can be daunting. You may wonder how you’re going to pay for your education, or even if it’s worth it. If these thoughts are running through your head right now, we’re here to help...

Mental Health Services at UIUC

Taking care of your mental health is one of the most important things you’ll do in college. We want to make it as easy as possible for every student to have access to the resources and help they need to enjoy their...

28 Helpful Financial Aid Definitions

Everyone has different college experiences, but there is one thing that brings all students together. You guessed it, we’re talking about everybody’s favorite twelve-letter, two-word phrase: Financial aid. ...

10 Reasons Why You Should Choose UIUC

You want the quick answer? The first 8 are the letters I-L-L-I-N-O-I-S, and the other 2 are those squirrels playing tag around the southeast tree on the Quad. If you’re still not convinced, then by all means, read on...

Is College Worth It?

Higher education plays a huge part in our world today, but is college worth it? It depends. Here are some things to consider as you decide if going to college is a good plan for you. What can college do for you...