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.

  • Orientation Preparation: What You Need to Know
    By Admission Counselors on Mon May 22nd, 2017

    Hello future Hawkeyes,

    I know summer has just begun, but we are already excited for class to start up again this fall and to welcome you all to the University of Iowa. Orientation is one of your
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  • The end. (only of the freshman year, there will be more after summer break)
    By Enzo on Fri May 5th, 2017

    We have reached the last blog of the Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron, spring 2017 series. I hope you all had a great time this semester and that you enjoy your summer.

    When the end of the semester
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  • A Thank You Letter
    By Caitlin on Tue May 9th, 2017

    A year ago I wrote a “thank you” letter to my freshman year. I was on my way out of Iowa City heading home for summer break and I just had to put in words how amazing
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  • Dos and Don’ts of Packing for College
    By Rachel on Fri May 5th, 2017

    Right now, it feels like everything is coming to an end and I’m actually super excited. With less than one week until finals, I’m ready to be done with school and just go home. However, there are
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  • Final Thoughts
    By Mina on Tue May 2nd, 2017

    I can’t believe it’s the end of the year! In the past, the weeks between spring and summer break stretched out endlessly, but now it feels like time just slipped through my fingers. It’s incredible to think
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