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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.

  • A Few Things I Had To Remind Myself About Iowan Winters
    By Kyra on Tue Dec 16th, 2014

    It is December 15th and its 45 degrees outside.

    Not too bad for Iowa right?

    Except for tomorrow it is supposed to snow and drop into the twenties.

    I spent a lot of the winter season last
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  • Is Iowa Actually Hogwarts?
    By Taylor on Sun Dec 14th, 2014

    1. When you receive your acceptance letter, you are seriously like, “Is this real? Am I actually special? Has my whole life lead up to this?” And if you’re getting a scholarship, it’s like you’re Harry Potter
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  • May the curve be ever in your favor
    By Sam on Tue Dec 9th, 2014

    So finals week is a struggle for even the most prepared people. Everyone invades the library hyped up on caffeine and desperation for good grades. I’ve learned a thing or two going through these tests myself and
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  • The Year of Lasts.
    By Andi on Tue Dec 9th, 2014

    It’s a weird concept to finally accept the fact that I’m a senior at The University of Iowa. Iowa City has been my semi-permanent home for the last 4 years, and with that I’ve developed a second
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  • 15 Thoughts Every Girl Has While Walking To Class
    By Olivia on Fri Nov 7th, 2014

    It’s cold out today.
    Why, oh why, did I schedule an 8:30.
    Should have worn a sweater.
    Is that guy in my rhetoric class?
    I’m tired.
    Do I have time to stop for a Starbucks?
    Wait, love
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  • Stunts at Kinnick
    By Sauvik on Tue Nov 4th, 2014

    The University of Iowa athletics department presented its second ever “card stunt” last Saturday before the Iowa and Northwestern University football game.

    Fans were able to showcase their support for farmers and veterans before kickoff. Below are
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  • Trick or Treat!
    By Meg on Mon Nov 3rd, 2014

    Halloween! I’ve been saving up all my events so that I could roll them all together in one post. Halloween in England is a relatively subdued event. We usually put decorations up the day before, (or on
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  • Fall, Homecoming, Midterms, Oh My!
    By Sehseh on Mon Oct 27th, 2014

    These past few weeks have literally flew by. But that’s how I feel every week; because before you know it, the weekend is here and there’s a ton of activities to do in and around campus. Earlier
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  • Happy Birthday to Me
    By Kaitlin on Mon Oct 20th, 2014

    This past Thursday I had a blast celebrating my 19th birthday!! My roommate and I started the day off right by getting a bagel at Brueggers for breakfast and followed that with a little bit of window
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  • Midterms and Study Spots
    By Jaelyn on Tue Oct 7th, 2014

    First off, wow! This semester is going by way too fast! It seems like I was preparing for my first round of midterms last week, and now I’ve started preparations for round two (and already had another
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  • Life Update
    By Sarah on Fri Oct 3rd, 2014

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone is having a great school year so far. My level of busy-ness is what my math professor would call a beautiful exponential function. I thought that after the first week of school
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  • Trivia Questions for the Day.
    By Adam on Thu Sep 25th, 2014

    Who was the first college football player to ever be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated?

    Answer- Calvin Jones #62 University of Iowa Hawkeyes 1954 60 years ago.

    In addition to the cover of Sports Illustrated,
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