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U.S. Universities Tour: Northwestern University

In a Nutshell Northwestern is a private research university located in the Midwest, just north of Chicago, Illinois. With its twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools, Northwestern offers students a wide variety of courses and majors to its many students. Northwestern has a substantial number of students, with approximately 8,300 undergraduate students and 8,100 graduate [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: The University of Chicago

In a Nutshell For the first Midwestern school on our list, the U.S. Universities tour has selected the University of Chicago. Situated just south of Chicago in the Hyde Park neighborhood, the University of Chicago is a private university with a focus on research in many fields. The University of Chicago offers fifty majors and [...]

United States of Mmmerica: Cuisine of Chicago

Chicago, the largest city in the Midwest and third largest in the nation, is home to a large concentration of Poles, Italians, Germans and many other ethnic groups, who settled in the city because of its many opportunities and made the city what it is today. Polish immigrants are an especially large part of Chicago’s [...]

Illinois – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: Illinois is a medium-sized state in the American Midwest, in a position of strategic importance bordering both the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River system. It is blessed with abundant natural resources, but can also be vulnerable to extreme weather in the form of blizzards and tornadoes. Counties and Regions: Illinois has [...]