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Illinois’s Public Universities

Check out two great resources on Illinois's public universities by visiting this site.  See which majors they have, compare the cost of attending various schools, get contact information, admission deadlines, and more!

Sorting through transfer schools

There will be 150 colleges at College Night from 6-8pm on October 3rd, but how do you sort through them and figure out which ones you want to be sure to check out?  Conduct a college search!  You can search by several aspects including location, cost, major, sports, and clubs.  Or you can look at... Continue Reading →

Sample Plans for Majors

Do you want to transfer to a university and have a major in mind, but no particular school yet?  Or are you wondering what kinds of courses are required for various majors?  On our website we have sample transfer plans to give you a better idea of what courses are normally required for different transfer... Continue Reading →

Taking notes

School starts in two days! Here is an interesting story I heard recently about the importance of hand-writing your notes rather than typing them: You remember things better when you write them down. So if you're dreaming of a laptop, save your money and buy a nice pen or pencil and notebook! See you next... Continue Reading →

Wow, just wow

This is a great story of a young woman getting her college degree despite a lot of obstacles. Dominican University grad Cristal Ortega's story is truly inspirational. First to graduate college 

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trip to University of Illinois

Transfer services took six ECC students to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign today for a talk by Admissions representative Ms. Casey McFadden and a cold but sunny tour of the campus by a student guide. Our students got to see a typical day on campus, classes in progress, and a dorm room and residence hall.... Continue Reading →

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