2nd Annual College Guide

Choosing a college may be one of the most important life decisions you will ever make. It takes a lot of time to find the school that is your best fit, and there are many things to consider.

What kind of campus environment are you looking for? Do you want to live at home and commute, or stay on campus in a dormitory? What coursework strengths do you want? What can a prospective college offer in terms of career counseling and placement? Do you prefer a large university, a small private college, or something in-between?

Our college guide highlights some of the outstanding options available to students in the Old Northwest Territory, and will assist you in making this important decision. Click on the schools below to find out more about these top-notch institutions.

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill.

Judson University, Elgin and Rockford, Ill.

Aurora University, Aurora, Ill.

Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa

University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

George Williams College of Aurora University, Lake Geneva, Ill.

McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Ill.