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August 2016CURRENT STUDENT
Uppers

low living expenses, amazing professors, beautiful campus, many social activities

Downers

It is a little in the middle of nowhere and there is no big shopping mall in this area where the school is located.

Comments

If you are not plan to buy a car, think twice before applying to it.

Would You Recommend

Yes

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Academics

High quality

Quality of Life

High quality

Admissions

High LSAT score

Level

3L

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Quality of Life

Compared to other law schools I visited, I felt Illinois had the best atmosphere- friendly, academically intense, and open to new ideas.

Admissions

Illinois has fantastic scholarship opportunities and was very open to meeting my financial needs.

Level

1L

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Academics

Practitioner's school. If you actually want to practice law, this is the place to go.

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Quality of Life

Cost of living is very low, and the quality of housing is quite high.

Admissions

Financial Aid and Scholarship opportunities, once admitted, is very good. Dean Paul Pless continually works with students to secure financial funding throughout students three year stay.

Level

3L

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Academics

Very good nut & bolts education in black letter law, combined with excellent practice skills and some unique offerings related to legal theory and policy

Admissions

Don't remember

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Academics

Students are very supportive of one-another. Not a competitive environment.

Quality of Life

I love everyone there.

Admissions

Admissions Essay

2 particularized essays

LSAT

Admission Fee Waiver if LSAT over 160

Level

2L

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Academics

Solid mix of practical and theoretical coursework. Variety of clinical opportunities. Tremendously knowledgeable and accessible staff. Good mix of backgrounds amongst classmates.

Quality of Life

Low cost of living. Extremely diverse atmosphere offering consistent opportunities to meet new people and enjoy new experiences.

Admissions

The school requested information on LSAT scores, GPA, class rank, extracurricular activities, community involvement, and other relevant work experience.

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Quality of Life

I went to undergrad at University of Illinois, as well. I lived on campus during that time. It can be loud with the undergrads, so for law students it is better to live off campus.

Admissions

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Level

3L

2011VERIFIED STUDENT
Academics

OUTSTANDING.

Level

2L

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