The official websites (e.g., College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science) are rather ambiguous. To clarify, I post a short, clear description here. This is about TEOFL speaking score requirements for PhD in Computer Science at UIUC, which is the most surprising part during the admission process. …

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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., …

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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