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

    https://youtu.be/w_aRmuBMchA

    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?

    vs.

    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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  • EthanCOLLEGE DAY IN THE LIFE VLOG
    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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