Freshman Application Preparation (Prepare)

A little prep
goes a long way.

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Know the necessities.

In order to be considered for admission, follow our advice when it comes to high school coursework, extracurriculars, and testing.

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Make a plan.

You’re guaranteed to stay on track for college if you follow our helpful suggestions.

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Earn some credit.

You can cut down on college requirements later by taking dual enrollment courses, AP or IB exams, or A-Levels now.

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Spend time on campus.

We have visit opportunities, college open houses, and summer programs galore, and we want you to attend!

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Join myIllini to hear more from us, meet your admissions counselor, and more. You can also create a Coalition account and select us as one of your schools to connect with us.

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