University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana

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4.3/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
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  • Not impressed with this college at all! We have driven for hours across several states visiting some colleges. This was at the bottom of the list. The academic counselor was very unprofessional and he...  read more »
  • I have never attended classes at U of I. I have visited U of I with a good friend and because of volunteer organizations having meetings close by. I love visiting U of I because of it's quad and the b...  read more »
  • I've been at Urbana, in 2010, it looks like you're doing figuration in a movie about American teenagers. It is worth spending the day getting to know the University, museums, library and feel the student atmosphere.
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  • It's a huge school, and when I first came here, I was worried that the University and the experience in general would be very impersonal; That I would be "Just another number" to whoever was in charge. But I really, genuinely feel cared about as a student. The professors are obviously very passionate and care for their students' educations and their well-being. This place is home!
  • TL;DR: The staff found at this institution (that I've interacted with) are knowledgeable, helpful, and willing to go the extra mile. I'll start off by saying that I didn't attend this school. I did, however, run into a very nasty spider problem in my apartment a month ago. Distressed, I turned to the tool I knew best and Googled ways to identify spiders. Realizing that I was not an expert at spider identification, I wanted to find someone that was. I proceeded to Google "best entomology department" which led me to the entomology department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Excited with my finding, I emailed their department head and explained my situation. I wasn't expecting much, but it was worth a shot. To my surprise, she responded not even an hour later putting me in touch with their resident arthropod expert! Fast-forward a couple weeks and I had some evidence for them to examine (I caught three spiders in an hour, no big deal). Their expert responded to my email first thing in the morning with some bad news (they were brown recluse spiders, lucky me). But the bad news is beside the point. These people took time out of their lives to lend their expertise to a layman in his time of need. Is that not the epitome of academia? Universities everywhere have something to learn from the staff found at this institution. Flashy websites and notable alumni are important, but providing help through human-to-human interaction is the foundation of a good educator. If I'm not eaten alive by a brown recluse beforehand, I will strongly consider this university for my children.
  • I love Illinois good campus my family is from Miami and Chicago 2 of my favorite of state of the world I like to go to lllnois to learn art and marketing that's all.
  • Note: This is not a review of the school academic standing but more on the campus physical environment. My wife attended this school when she was 16 years old and so I decided to stop by for a quick visit as I was driving on I-70 to California. The campus looks like a ghetto, dirty and old buildings. The streets looked like they haven't been clean in ages. This campus is just plain old and dirty. It was probably much cleaner 20 years ago!
  • Going with a group to check out the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61801 was a real treat for all of us. Great campus and a wonderful school if one's lucky enough to attend school here.
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