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(This is a post I originally published on my personal website: in 2020)


  1. The final decisions are made by the committee.
  2. To reach the final stage, each applicant must be supported by a certain number of faculty members.
  3. To give supports, faculty members assess application materials (e.g., letters, transcripts, papers, etc.).

This post shares limited information about IllinoisCS’s admission process. No sensitive information included. Only to help prospective graduate students.

Last winter, as a new faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, I experienced the admission process (in the computer science department) for the first time from…

I think it would be a good idea to explore a bit before posting much.

I can write code like this:

def hello_world():
print("hello world!")

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