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Economics at Illinois State University

Economics is a broad field that impacts our daily choices. Pursuing this discipline opens up a diverse range of job opportunities and higher salaries. At Illinois State University, students can benefit from a supportive community and valuable resources, such as internships and scholarships. Plus, students can enjoy living in the small city of Normal with access to plenty of activities.

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A healthy dose of academic ambition can inspire a student to attend college. And when their preferred university is in a foreign country, sometimes they are inspired to cross oceans to pursue their dreams. That is the case for two recent graduates of Illinois State University’s Department of Economics. 

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