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Spring 2021 Graduate Direct Announcements

Spring 2021 Graduate Direct Deadline Extensions Please note the following programs have updated their application deadlines for academic admissibility to October 1, 2020 from the previous deadline of September 1, 2020. This deadline will be in effect for any deferrals and new applications. Admissions will be processing new applications for Spring 21 for these programs... Continue reading Spring 2021 Graduate Direct Announcements
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How I Learned to Love the Winter in Chicago

Written by Lila Aryadwita from Indonesia Winters in Chicago can be fierce and relentless. True to its moniker, “The Windy City” brings cold winters with strong winds and average daily temperatures below 10O C (50O F). Nevertheless, I have come to believe that Chicago is the most beautiful and exciting during the winter. Adding a... Continue reading How I Learned to Love the Winter in Chicago
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Life on Campus

Three Things I Learned from Starting a Student Organization at UIC

Written by: Emily from Myanmar I was not one of those students who became involved on campus as soon as I arrived. As a pre-med student, I already had a lot of academic commitments that used up my time and energy, so at first I didn’t think I had more time and energy to commit... Continue reading Three Things I Learned from Starting a Student Organization at UIC
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Life on Campus

New UIC Facilities Update

Living up to our city’s title as one of the five most innovative U.S. cities, the University of Illinois at Chicago is welcoming students back to campus with new and modernized buildings, together with innovative and interactive add-ons. See below for new UIC facilities update. Engineering Innovation Building:   A new, 57,500-square-foot, $43 million Engineering... Continue reading New UIC Facilities Update
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Tips for completing your UIC placement tests

As an incoming UIC student, you are required to complete placement tests before class registration. In order to help you prepare for the placement tests, UIC Global tutors have outlined the top tricks and tips for each exam. Introduction to Placement Tests: https://global.uic.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Testing-Video-Introduction.mp4 You may be required to take multiple placement tests depending on your... Continue reading Tips for completing your UIC placement tests
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Signature Student Experience

How to Turn Failure into Success Your First Semester at UIC

Written by: Akshay from Qatar Well, you are finally at The University of Illinois at Chicago. You have been looking forward to this ever since you found out you were coming to the United States. You promised yourself that you would make the most of it, setting goals like: “I’m going to get all As,... Continue reading How to Turn Failure into Success Your First Semester at UIC
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Getting to know UIC Global students

Moving from your home country to a new university in the United States can be a challenge. UIC Global is here to ease this transition and provide you with a welcoming community. Our student, Neerja, shares her experience and how her advisors helped her feel comfortable from the moment she got to campus. "My advisors... Continue reading Getting to know UIC Global students