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.

  • It’s the fifth season- college visit season!
    By Sauvik on Tue Apr 15th, 2014

    As spring rolls in and summer approaches, this is a great time to visit campuses all across the nation. Campus visits are an excellent opportunity to experience an institution and will help you make the right college
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  • The final 5 weeks!
    By Tyler on Mon Apr 7th, 2014

    This past month has flown by. March has come and gone, and I didn’t blog once. You know I am extremely busy, when I haven’t blogged for a few weeks in a row. So, in the past
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  • Saving Those Pennies
    By Andi on Mon Apr 7th, 2014

    One important lesson to learn before you even think about moving off campus, is saving your pennies. You won’t truly know the value of $5 until you want some McDonald’s, and you don’t even have that in
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  • Welcome to Malaysia!
    By Adam on Thu Apr 3rd, 2014

    Landing in Malaysia looking out on the tarmac I see palm trees… Palm trees. I just came from Tokyo which during the day was a high of 37 degrees fareignheight. I get off the plain, right onto
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  • “Spring” Break
    By Kyra on Tue Mar 25th, 2014

    *Clicks Red, Sequined Heels* “I just want to wear shorts. I just want to wear shorts”
    Well that didn’t work! It is still cold here, which is definitely not the best weather for my new high-waisted shorts
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  • FREEdom at the University of Iowa
    By Olivia on Mon Mar 24th, 2014

    I can’t believe I haven’t posted in so long! Spring Break is over and with only 7 weeks of classes left, my freshman year has truly flown by! I’ve been so busy with academics, my social life,
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  • Now What?
    By Jory on Mon Mar 17th, 2014

    Oh, hey. Remember me?

    Kind of ironic my last blog was titled “M.I.A” and I haven’t posted since then. THAT WAS NOVEMBER YOU GUYS.

    Before I had this blog, I used to post in a personal blog
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    By Ari on Tue Feb 18th, 2014

    As I’ve probably stated before in this blog, college quickly teaches you that you physically cannot do everything. However if you’re anything like me you don’t see college as an overwhelming place of people, but rather a
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  • It’s a New Semester!
    By Jaelyn on Mon Feb 17th, 2014

    Hey everyone, since arriving back in Iowa City a few weeks ago, I’ve reminded myself at least once or twice a week that I need to keep up with my blogging. I’m quite busy this semester, but
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  • Just Another Week
    By Sarah on Mon Feb 17th, 2014

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone has been staying warm. It hasn’t been an awfully cold week which is kinda nice. However, since it has been warmer the walkways are sloppy with melted snow and sand. When you’re
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  • Top 10 Best Things about an IOWA Winter
    By Matt on Tue Feb 11th, 2014

    No doubt many students who choose to attend Iowa may be experiencing their first Midwestern winter once they become a Hawkeye. As a result, I (with the help of my fellow Admissions staff!) put together this handy
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  • Winter at Iowa
    By Taylor on Thu Jan 23rd, 2014

    Most students, like myself, visit their prospective colleges when the weather is nice.  It just makes it easier to get around and you don’t hate your tour guide for stopping at every building.  But this also means
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