The best thing about SIU is the atmosphere and learning environment. The school has great acadmic programs with good reputations, but it's relaxed atmosphere and small town feel really make you comfortable and less stressed.
The worst thing about SIU, in my oppinion, is the football team. They don't give the students much to cheer about very often. The Basketball team is usually good though.
Yes, I loved SIU. The academics are 1st rate. The surrounding area is beautifull, with tons of hiking, camping, rock climbing, swimming and vinyards. The weather is usually fantastic. The town is quaint but has a great transportation system and a fun nightlife. It's also close to a lot of fun southern cities, like Memphis and Nashville. Overall just a great, fun, school with a relaxing learning environment and a beautiful campus.
Biggest influence when choosing this school Program/Major
The financial aid process did not matter as I did not apply for any aid.
Professors are generally Accessible
The night life is Memorable
Every student at this school needs hiking boots
Most students spend their Saturday nights at parties, bars or sporting events
Went to LaSalle-Peru Township High School
Favorite class is Psychology
Favorite professor is Don't remember
Favorite activity is Basketball and Baseball games
Another awesome thing is The campus is beautiful and easy to get around
Study Hard? Pray? Donate Money? just apply
I wish I knew how to rock climb
Time needed to find a job post-graduation 1-6 months