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.

  • Showed Up To Class & Didn’t Do The Reading
    By Kyra on Tue Apr 21st, 2015

    I can’t be the only one.

    A couple of weeks ago, I walked into class and my professor began going on and on about this book. I remember being excited about the content and looking forward to
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  • ASB: Dallas, TX
    By Olivia on Thu Apr 16th, 2015

    This spring break I had the privilege of being apart of an Alternative Spring Break through the University of Iowa. The application process was super easy, in fact I had forgotten I had submitted an application until
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  • Just singing like everyone is watching
    By Sam on Mon Apr 13th, 2015

    So recently my friends and I have discovered that Thursday nights at Bo-James is karaoke night, needless to say this was a big thing for us. How I Met Your Mother even taught me that karaoke is
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  • The Best Time of Year
    By Andi on Mon Apr 13th, 2015

    In my opinion, the best time to hang out on campus is the spring. The weather is perfect. Not too hot, not too cold, beautifully sunny, everything is beginning to bloom, the grass is getting greener, and
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  • Why I Chose to be a Hawkeye
    By Jaelyn on Tue Apr 7th, 2015

    Hi everyone,

    As it warms up and the May 1st college decision deadline nears, more and more students are going on campus visits. Seeing these tour groups on campus brings back memories of my college decision process,
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  • Time Flies When…
    By Sarah on Thu Apr 2nd, 2015

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone is enjoying the warmer temperatures! It’s been a crazy spring semester. I haven’t felt much like writing when I’ve been turning in at least one lab report every week. I have learned
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  • The Cold is Here!
    By Kaitlin on Wed Feb 18th, 2015

    So far, its been a pretty great winter, its barely snowed and the temperature has been pretty reasonable. This week however, is a bit different.  Today I walked to class in -3 Degree temperature with a wind
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  • Across the Very Large Pond
    By Sauvik on Wed Feb 18th, 2015

    I recently came home from an international recruiting trip to India. I left Iowa on January 16th and was gone until February 2nd. This was my second international recruiting trip for IOWA. After having this experience abroad
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  • Best Sledding spots on Campus
    By Sehseh on Tue Feb 3rd, 2015

    On the night before Super Bowl Sunday, snow finally dumped on campus and graced students with a beautiful landscape.
    With getting almost seven inches in a few hours, shouts could already be heard in the dark as
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