Experience Iowa Blogs

Follow University of Iowa students and university staff as they blog about their Iowa experience. Check out the most recent posts below, or visit their individual blogs.

  • LizbethBecoming a Hawkeye
    By Lizbeth on Mon Mar 19th, 2018

    When asked the question, “What made you decide to be a Hawkeye” I can’t help but laugh. Let me tell you a little story. . .

    I didn’t want to be a Hawkeye. All throughout high school,
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  • SamanthaCRASH THE GALA
    By Samantha on Mon Mar 19th, 2018

    This past month I had the opportunity to support Women’s Heart Health at Alpha Phi’s 8th annual Red Dress Gala. Olivia Wydajewski, vice president of campus affairs, put together the most amazing night in honor of our
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  • Kamryn3 Ways to Find a Job in College
    By Kamryn on Sat Mar 10th, 2018

    College is expensive. Between paying interest on student loans and living in an apartment next year, my expenses are going to add up fast. Some don’t need a job while in college, but for the majority of
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  • Iowa AdmissionsUnderstanding Student Loans
    By Iowa Admissions on Thu Mar 8th, 2018

    Every eligible student who files the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will have access to Federal Direct Stafford Loans. This is a loan program offered through the Department of Education. Students can take out this
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  • DerekIowa’s Moody Weather
    By Derek on Wed Mar 7th, 2018

    Hello everyone! At the time I am writing this, spring break is only two days away. Crazy to think I am almost done with my freshman year of college. Time flies when you’re having fun (or lots
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  • RachelViews: My Student Orgs
    By Rachel on Mon Feb 26th, 2018

    In my sophomore year, I have started getting really involved with my student organizations. Here on campus, I’m on the executive board of Her Campus Iowa as Director of Social Media and a Director of Public Relations
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  • EnzoExams are here!
    By Enzo on Sun Feb 25th, 2018

    Hi!  Welcome back to Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron! It’s been a while since my last post hasn’t it? The last few weeks have been busy with midterms.

    I can’t believe we are already halfway through the semester,
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  • CaitlinThis Is Iowa
    By Caitlin on Wed Jan 31st, 2018

    2017 was another amazing year to be called a Hawkeye. It’s was a year of new traditions that have become just as close to our hearts as the old ones. It’s was a year of new beginnings
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  • CaitlynFreshie to (Incoming) Freshie pt. 1
    By Caitlyn on Wed Jan 10th, 2018

    First semester was a happy blur of successes and failures. With less than a week before the start of second semester, I wanted to reflect on what I’ve learned through my first semester experiences and share what
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