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Fall 2021 freshmen won’t be required to submit SAT, ACT scores

Freshmen applying for admission to Illinois State University's summer or fall 2021 semester will not be required to submit an SAT or ACT score.
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Enrollment deposit deadline for prospective freshmen moved to June 1

The Illinois State University Office of Admissions has announced that the deadline for admitted freshmen to submit their enrollment deposit for the fall 2020 semester has been moved to June 1.
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Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Amp up your Redbird spirit this holiday season with help from the 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. Whether you are a #FutureRedbird or current Redbird, this list is sure to bring you something special!
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How to get a jump on turning college into a career

For most students, attending college is at least partly an effort to prepare themselves for a successful career. With that in mind, it makes sense it makes sense to consider how well the school...
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How to tell if a college will get your student where they want to go

Regardless of your particular list of priorities when deciding on the best college for your student, most agree on one goal—the outcome matters. Here are a few important pieces of information as...
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Video: What is Transfer Day?

In this video, Corey Burgess, University College Orientation and Transition Services Coordinator at Illinois State, answers questions about what to expect from the Transfer Day Program and why...
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Video: How can transfer students get involved at Illinois State?

In this video Dean of Students John Davenport answers questions about finding like-minded students, pursuing your passions, and becoming a part of the Redbird community.
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Video: What to know about financial aid for transfer students

In this video, Cory Washington, a financial aid counselor at Illinois State, answers questions about what to expect when pursuing financial aid as a Redbird.
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Video: What to know about housing for transfer students

In this video, Guadalupe Montalvo, assistant director of contracts and room assignments for University Housing at Illinois State, answers questions about where you can live and how to find...
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From the source: Why students choose Alternative Breaks

There are many reasons students choose to participate in Alternative Break. Hear from some current students on why they dove in and what they've gotten out of the experience.