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The school is very nice although they could have different menus, not just international menus. Help is sometimes lacking. Teachers are good, but it is more run in a business mentality than a school to progress.
According to the academic standing, you may think the school lives, breathes, and eat technology and work, when in reality it is a place of learning and a place to de-stress. It a place where the teachers will not let you go down without a fight.
I hated my experience at this school. I hated the type of students that went there, the sub-par professors that could care less about their students, and some of the staff was mean. It was bad.
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I like the fact that the teachers actually care about their students; as well as the fact that the class are usually small so you are able to communicate with your professor more than at other universities
The work can be difficult, but there are many systems in place to help. The Academic Resource center, office hours, and a good work ethic should help. As with any school, there are good professors and not so good professors. The not so good professors always understand what they are teaching very well, but may not be the best at teaching it; this usually just requires a little more effort of the part of the student. The good teachers are very good. Depending on how much you are willing to pay the options for housing range from fine to very nice. The campus is very diverse with students from all around the world. Located in Chicago, it is near an area that could be thought of as dangerous, but there is also a police station a block away from the school and roaming campus security. Given that the school is in Chicago, it also provides an opportunity to explore the many restaurants, museums, parks, and other attractions of the area; they're just a train or bus ride away.
I've been at this school for almost 3 years now. The scholarship awarded to me was great. I was drawn to IIT because of the program I was interested in: Information Technology. The courses I have taken really encourage practical and hands on experience. There's so much diversity as the school represents over 100 countries.
I was robbed on campus and the security on campus was not helpful in any real manner. I ended up transferring colleges. Make sure you know what you're getting yourself into if you decide to go there
IIT is a really good school, filled with plenty of dedicated professors and counselors. Everyone seems to be concerned with the students' futures.
IIT sits in the middle of Bronzeville in a largely residential part of the neighborhood, right next to the home stadium for the White Sox. High criminal activity on the outskirts of campus, but as long as you're with others its relatively safe due to the high presence of local police. Local area is seriously lacking in diverse commercial spaces and recreation. However, just a short bus/train ride up north will get you to South Loop, which is bustling with an enriching city life and home to Columbia College. Professors at IIT are varied, but the College of Architecture 4th and 5th studio professors are known to have prestige and it's great to have exposure to their expertise.
Campus food is very expensive and LIMITED. The school does not consider the student body and what they want to eat. Very little healthy options and not very vegan/diet friendly. They would do well to incorporate small shops of restaurants on-campus as UIC has done.
IIT is a great school with amazing diversity. It's smaller than most universities and really wants to graduate their students. They provide a lot of ways to help students. There are a lot of ways to be involved on campus.
Great school to attend especially if you are interested in studying engineering or computer science. Classes are small and you are able to get the attention you deserve from professors. The professors have high expectations so be prepared to work hard
So far it has been great. They are very helpful with any questions you have, there is always someone there to help you. It does not matter if you call, go in person, or email them, they get back to you as soon as possible.
The school is fantastic. A little pricey but besides that it is a great option to attend college. They offer lots of scholarship opportunity so you should be sure to check those out.
Illinois Institute of Technology offers a great selection of resources for students and the teachers all have an evident great passion for teaching! Illinois Institute of Technology also holds an phenomenal career fair that opens up many doors for students of all majors along with having many resources and events that get you well prepared to present yourself at the career fair. At Illinois Institute of Technology, there is also the ARC resource center that almost always has passionate tutors on hand to help you with just about any academic subject. The school hosts a great number of campus-wide events that help you bond with and meet new students as well as having very welcoming Greek Life. The only downside I can think of is that getting an on-campus job is exceedingly difficult.
The university is great and it has impressive buildings. In terms of academics it is not easy if you are a party person but if you work hard and have a little nerdy in you, you will find it very impressive and never regret choosing IIT.
The educational experience at Illinois Institute of Technology is good for the most part. The engineering classes offered are very good and taught by very passionate professors. However, there are some professors in different departments are not very good, and I struggled to learn from the professor's lectures.
I just graduated from illinois institute of technology with major in information technology and management. The past 4 years I spent in this school were the best of my life. Learned a lot of things, met a lot of nice people. Everything was great except the food in the center court wasn't that good. Overall i had great experience with very good professors
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Illinois Tech is a small and underrated university that stretches every endowment dollar it gets. For a school of its academic caliber, I feel that it is certainly underfunded and undervalued. The professors are aware of the academic prestige of IIT's history, and work diligently to maintain the rigorous level study to turn out the most equipped graduates they can. Due to this commitment and a lack of necessary funding, the university suffers on most every other facet, from facilities and amenities to simple maintenance. As a result, IIT attracts students who value the academic and professional focus of the Chicago-based university, and students who either aren't concerned with the lack of investment in student life, or who are willing to make do with what they are offered.
My experience so far at IIT has been average. Academically, the school is great. The classes are challenging and they really make you work hard for your grade. I love my major and my classes. However, in regards to most other aspects such as social and campus environment, IIT is not the best. The campus has had many recent safety concerns regarding incidents occurring near or on campus. In addition, since a majority of the student community commutes to school, there isn't much participation when it comes to social events.
IIT is a great school for tech majors. It is very diverse with almost 200 countries represented in its student population. The campus is very safe, but the areas outside are not as safe. Professors are great and there is a lot of value in the school All students receive some type of scholarship.
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