UIC Questions & Answers

Question Asked · Housing Q&A

My roommate has a pet cat but has not paid their pet deposit. I am worried about getting in trouble with the landlord. Should I report them?

Question Asked · Housing Q&A

I just moved into a new apartment and I do not have as much space as I thought I would. What are some good storage tips, especially for larger items?

Question Asked · Housing Q&A

I left my belongings in a storage unit for the summer and when I came back, rats had gotten into my belongings and chewed, pooped, and peed on stuff. The business refuses to claim responsibility. What can I do to at least warn other students of this place?

Question Asked · Housing Q&A

My pet rabbit has been sick and I have been spending a lot of time on his care. It has caused me to fall behind in my chores. I plan to do it, but I'm trying to nurse my rabbit and taking him to the vet, his care, etc. take up a lot of time. How can I reassure my roommate I really will do my chores?

Question Asked · Housing Q&A

My new roommate is used to sharing and splitting the costs and use of everything, including groceries. However, I am not used to keeping everything separate. How can I adjust?

Question Asked · Campus Life Q&A

Did you ever utilize your school's career center? Was it helpful?

Question Asked · Academic Life Q&A

When you were struggling with grades, what steps did you take to bring them back up?

Question Asked · Campus Life Q&A

Were you involved in any campus organizations? If so, which one(s)?

Question Asked · Campus Life Q&A

If you had to pick one undergraduate experience, which would you say was the most unforgettable?

Question Asked · Academic Life Q&A

When dealing with a full course load, how do you find time for personal relaxation (i.e. watching TV/reading) without sacrificing your grades?

Answer · Academic Life Q&A

Do you use any of the tutoring services or go to the writing center on campus? What's been your experience with them?

Last semester I requested a tutor for my music theory class. The tutor center paired me with a music business student who aced the class... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

Did you find your college advisors helpful when making your class schedule or did you feel that they mislead you?

In my personal experience with college advisors, I felt that they can be a great help. Most recently, I needed help figuring out what... (more)Read 11 Answers
Answer · Grad School Q&A

What are the top grad schools for communications? Do you recommend attending grad school for the communications field?

While there are plenty of grad schools that are great for communications, you can always find the top schools in a basic google search... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Academic Life Q&A

I'm nervous that I'm going to fail a class this semester. I tend to start getting anxious about my grades around midterms. What resources do campuses usually have to help students like me?

Many schools have tutor centers. Your peers will work as tutors to help you study in classes they've done well with. I suggest being... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Housing Q&A

Do you think it is worth it to pay a bit more rent if it means getting your own room and bathroom?

It really depends on your personality, the personalities of the people you are living with, and your budget. Are you the type of person... (more)Read 8 Answers
Answer · Housing Q&A

What are some household essential items that people always forget to buy?

Toilet paper! People always forget to buy toilet paper when they first move in and there is nothing worse than going to the bathroom and... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Health & Wellness Q&A

My roommate smokes. She never does it inside our apartment but the smell and the smoke clings to her and it causes my asthma to flare up. What precautions can I take to avoid having a full blown attack?

To begin with, I think this is total grounds for switching roommates. It's nothing against them personally, but your health should be... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Jobs Q&A

What's the best interview advice you ever received?

To do some research on the company beforehand! You don't want to go in knowing nothing about the place and end up looking foolish during... (more)Read 8 Answers
Answer · Health & Wellness Q&A

What are the best meals to cook at school when trying to stay healthy? What foods should people stay away from?

In terms of best things to make, chicken and veggies are great options and can usually be thrown in a crockpot if you're pressed for... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Health & Wellness Q&A

How do I set an exercise schedule that I will stick with throughout college and maybe beyond that? Should I invest in a gym or hire a personal trainer?

When you're in college, it's the perfect time to find out what kind of exercising you like to do. That's the most important thing. If you... (more)Read 1 Answer


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