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.

  • GraceAnswering YOUR Questions about the University of Iowa!!
    By Grace on Wed Nov 18th, 2020


    Hi friends, enjoy this video of me answering your burning questions about college life at the University of Iowa!

    I hope you all are staying safe and healthy!
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  • CoriI’m Thankful for…. Iowa Edition 🙂
    By Cori on Sun Nov 15th, 2020

    I was not expecting my first semester of college to go by this fast. It feels like just yesterday I was moving in!! This semester on campus has been an experience I will never ever forget. I
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  • NatalieLets talk gen eds
    By Natalie on Thu Nov 12th, 2020

    Before I started college, I’d learned that general education classes were something to dread. For some high school students around me, a lack of required gen eds is what drew them to certain private schools. When I
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  • AndreToo little or too much? (a guide to what and how much you should bring to campus)
    By Andre on Sat Oct 24th, 2020

    (U of I Blog #3)

    So you live near or in Iowa, eh? Just bring your whole house with you, okay?


    So you live far away, huh? You know what, just bring a backpack, you’ll figure
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  • KelseyAdvice for a First Generation College Student
    By Kelsey on Fri Oct 30th, 2020

    How do you stay afloat, updated, and on track? Going to college is a challenge on its own, but to go to college and have no family member to rely on for college experience questions makes it
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    By Ethan on Thu Oct 29th, 2020

    This year’s fall is going differently than expected, so I decided to record how a day as a student at the University of Iowa goes!

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  • RiyaAdvice from a First Semester College Freshman to a High School Senior
    By Riya on Wed Sep 23rd, 2020

    Though I have only been in college for about 6 weeks, I’ve already learned so many lessons that I never would have thought I needed to know. College is a weird concept. There are basically no adults
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