LAS Insider blog for prospective students

Students and alumni in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences write about their personal experiences and insights throughout the academic year at the University of Illinois. They offer an inside look at the College of LAS and University of Illinois.

Bridget Mueller-Brennan is doing what she loves because of her experiences at Illinois.
With an affinity for writing and a passion for politics, Brendan McGovern searched for opportunities that would fulfill his interests and help him develop professionally.
One way LAS junior Megan Choi is preparing for a bright future is by researching ants.
LAS junior AJ Ingram has benefited in a number of ways from his undergraduate research experiences at Illinois.
Before attending Illinois, the museum world was closed to me, but due to the extensive resources and professionals on campus, many doors now have opened. Illinois is where I developed my passion and has become a space where I feel comfortable sharing and expanding my narrative.
Senior Alex Bryk reflects on the ways in which his experience with Illini football and LAS have prepared him for life after college.
LAS junior Ebenezer Neequaye is passionate about using his social science degree to challenge preconceived social norms and educate others via entrereneurship.
The founder of several startups, Tredayne Cabanlit is passionate about entrepreneurship because of its potential as a tool for social good.
The College of LAS at the University of Illinois is proud to welcome students from around the world to study in Champaign-Urbana.
Megan Resurreccion—a senior in creative writing—plans to pursue a PhD in information science/data science upon graduation, with an ultimate goal of studying how we can use technology to capture data for social justice. Her humanities degree will help her get there.