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.

  • Decison Day
    By Admission Counselors on Wed Mar 22nd, 2017

    Hi Future Hawkeyes!

    Each day, it is getting closer to the deadline to accept your offer of admission. The last day to accept your offer of admission to the University of Iowa is May 1st , and
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  • Spring break
    By Enzo on Mon Mar 13th, 2017

    Hello, and welcome back to Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron. Spring break is here! I can’t believe we are already done with half of the semester. I think I have so many things to do that time just fly by
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  • Lazy Day Makeup Routine
    By Rachel on Mon Mar 13th, 2017

    Lately, every day has become a “lazy day” for me. Since the beginning of this year, I’ve started getting into skincare more and letting my face breathe. If someone would’ve told me this time last year that’d
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  • Thoughts on Spring Break
    By Mina on Wed Mar 8th, 2017

    Hello, Hawkeyes. I am currently in the Daum basement, along with another fifty people, because there’s a tornado warning. I am also sick right now, so I’m not in the best mood. But do you know what
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  • Friends, thank you!
    By Olivia on Tue Feb 28th, 2017

    When I came to college at the University of Iowa, I imagined my dorm floor to be like it was in the movies: bustling with energy and friendly people who would pop by my room to invite
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  • The Small Big10
    By Caitlin on Wed Feb 15th, 2017

    When people think of Iowa a lot of different things come to mind. We are a Big10 campus with over 20,000 undergraduates walking around and another 10,000 or so in the graduate programs. That’s 30,000 people walking
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  • How to prepare for Iowa’s climate
    By Sehseh on Wed Feb 15th, 2017

    Being from the Midwest makes you think that you’re prepared for anything related to the weather. But, I assure you, you’re not. Iowa has a high unpredictability about the weather. Take Valentine’s Day 2017 for instance. It
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  • Dorm Life: Expectation vs. Reality
    By Kat on Wed Feb 1st, 2017

    Coming into college, everyone tends to have  a lot of expectations. People see college dorm rooms in movies and on pinterest and they tend to paint a false picture of what it is actually like. Some misconceptions
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  • Spring Festival Feast
    By Zihan on Mon Feb 6th, 2017

    Happy Chinese Spring Festival!
    This is the year of Rooster, 2017, according to the Chinese lunar calendar. As a native Chinese, spring festival is my favorite time of the year. People usually have winter vacations during this
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  • The Last Post
    By Sarah on Fri Jan 6th, 2017

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    Since I have officially graduated from the University of Iowa this will be my last blog post and be prepared, it’s gonna be a long one. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to blog
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  • Shakespeare’s Hands
    By Austin on Tue Jan 3rd, 2017

    I nearly came in contact with the first ever portfolio of William Shakespeare’s plays, and history should be glad that I didn’t.

    The University of Iowa had brought the folio to campus through a tour commemorating the
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