Welcome to the Experience Iowa Blogs

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

  • Fall Getaway
    By Helen on Mon Oct 5th, 2015

    Talking about weekend, I’m going to tell you what I have experienced.

    As an International student who doesn’t have a home here in the United States, I have to stick around the campus area, although I know
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  • Fun in Fall
    By Kelsey on Thu Oct 1st, 2015

    Quick update from campus: temperatures are dropping slightly; classes are in full swing, and so many events/activities to look forward to with this nice fall weather! So much to do, so little time.

    Homecoming is not only
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  • Summer Memories
    By Caitlin on Wed Sep 30th, 2015

    Welcome back! Hope you had an amazing weekend. Last Monday it officially became fall, which is my favorite season, and not just for the PSL at Starbucks. Since we are done with summer I thought I would
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  • Step by Step: A Guide for 1st Generation College Students
    By Sauvik on Wed Sep 23rd, 2015

    A 1st Generation College Student means that you are the first person in your family to attend a four year institution. If this is the case the world of college admissions can be a confusing one to
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  • “The Brain” AKA the Biggest Stress-Reliever on Campus
    By Taylr on Mon Sep 28th, 2015

    Hey all!

    So, apparently this week was some kind of “midterm” week that I was sorely unaware of. All I knew was that I had two exams- one in chemistry and one in math- and both of
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  • Divine Silence
    By Austin on Wed Sep 23rd, 2015

    Divine intervention is a thing of literature.

    The protagonist’s journey is often spurred into action because of a sign or an inevitable storm that will come without fail. In the Odyssey Athena strings Odysseus along his path
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  • East vs. West
    By Sam on Wed Sep 23rd, 2015

    The University of Iowa is a great place to be no matter where you live. There is a difference however depending on which side of the river you are on. The east side and west side are
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  • How To: Time Management
    By Sehseh on Tue Sep 22nd, 2015

    Pinterest and social media are full of funny little infographics on how college is a triangle and you can only pick two out of social life, good grades, and sleep.

    And it’s true.

    Kind of.

    Now for
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  • What Marketplace Employees Want You to Know
    By Isis on Wed Sep 16th, 2015

    Well, I did it.

    I got a job on campus!

    I am proud to say that I am now an employee at the Burge Marketplace. And though I live on the West side, I figured that needing
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  • Hey There!
    By Sarah on Fri Sep 11th, 2015

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone is having a great start to their school year! I was more or less catapulted into mine!

    As I had mentioned in a previous post, I had an internship this past summer.
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  • A Hawkeye Summer
    By Olivia on Thu Sep 3rd, 2015

    This summer I had the opportunity to take advantage of an awesome program at The University of Iowa. Iowa offers free summer tuition to Iowa residents and in-state tuition to all out of state students. A maximum
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  • It’s Back to School Time!
    By Jaelyn on Wed Aug 19th, 2015

    Hi everyone,

    I looked back at my old posts and realized it’s been quite a while since I last blogged. I’ve been busy as usual, and I will have even more on my plate this year than
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