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Key questions to ask your academic adviser

Jesus Perez, junior in LAS, checks over his schedule and receives help from Dimitria Johnson, a secretary at the new Division of General Studies office located on the fifth floor of the Illini Union Bookstore.

By Vivienne Henning, Assistant News Editor

August 1, 2017

Coming into college, many freshmen will likely have a flurry of questions. Whether it’s how to balance your academic and social life, how to improve your grades or how to keep on track with your studies, academic advisers are a vital resource for students. It’s important for students to take the t...

4 ways to make large lectures seem small

Large lectures can seem overwhelming. Make sure you go the extra mile to ensure you get the most beneficial experience.

By JuYeon Kim, Assistant video editor

August 1, 2017

Walking into Lincoln Hall or Foellinger Auditorium on your first day of college can seem very daunting when you’re surrounded by 500 to 700 adults who look like they know what they're doing. Compared to your average high school class size of 30 to 40 students, it feels like complete chaos, but I can ...

A message to new students from President Timothy Killeen

A message to new students from President Timothy Killeen

August 1, 2017

I am pleased to welcome you to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign! You have chosen an exceptional institution to take you on your educational journey, and I am delighted to join so many others in wishing you all the best as you pursue your goals and dreams. You are on your way to becom...

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