The University of Illinois is ranked one of the best colleges in America for Engineering, and other fields offered. In fact, the University of Illinois has had some of the brightest and most successful alumni who have created the biggest companies and have innovated technology. Not just any student should attend this university, but a student with a great ambition in life, with the idea of changing the world we live in, with the mentality to be successful not just for himself, but for others to succeed in life, a student who envisions a greater future for the generations to come, a student who will be persistent to not give up his/her studies, a student who loves diversity among a college university, a student who will want to work for a big company or even create his own company, a student who will want to collaborate with other bright students at the University of Illinois to work together to create the future, and last but not least, a student who would love to play with squirrels on his/her way to class. Who doesn't love friendly squirrels? The description above is not limited and therefore above all, a student who will go above and beyond his goals in life should definitely consider attending the University of Illinois.