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.

  • Honors Program
    By Admission Counselors on Tue May 31st, 2016

    The University of Iowa has a wonderful Honors Program and we’re here to tell you all about why you’d want to join. Program acceptance comes with benefits, challenges, and opportunities. It’s not going to be easy, but
    Read More »

  • Letter to my Freshman Year
    By Caitlin on Fri May 6th, 2016

    Dear Freshman Year,

    When I first came to Iowa I’m not going to lie you scared me. Being without my family so far away from home was something so new to me. 10 months later I want
    Read More »

  • College a.k.a. Changes
    By Austin on Tue Apr 26th, 2016

    I’ll admit.

    It’s still a work in progress—taking on the role of Atlas. Holding a strained position, head cocked to the sky, back arched in accepted pain—all while looking to the stars in an attempt to divine
    Read More »

  • Senior Year
    By Sam on Wed Apr 20th, 2016

    As a senior here at the University of Iowa, my time is dwindling down. Sitting here typing this on the old capitol steps, I can’t help but think about everything this place has taught me and let
    Read More »