CHICAGO (CBS)) — The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has a featured role in a new series on Amazon Prime.
“The College Tour” showcases schools around the country through the stories of students on campus.READ MORE: Car Found, Driver Arrested In Westmont More Than 3 Weeks After Gage Park Carjacking
TV producer and former “Amazing Race” winner Alex Boylan hosts the show. He said he came up with the idea when his niece was trying to select a college.READ MORE: Chicago’s Speed Cameras Churn Out Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tickets After Rule Change
The U of I episode profiles 11 students, including a pre-med student from Pilsen who wants to move back home to practice medicine, and a student from Aurora who got in on a full scholarship – and is now trying to establish a new scholarship.MORE NEWS: Weekend Guests At Six Flags Great America Say Crowds, Closed Rides, Huge Fight Involving 20 People Ruined Their Experience
The first season is streaming now on Amazon Prime.