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.

  • I Pitched A Business Idea @ IdeaStorm
    By Sehseh on Sun Sep 25th, 2016

    For my Entrepreneurial Finance course, the second Entrepreneurship class I have taken so far, everyone was required to pitch a business idea and then group projects would form around these ideas and run for a portion/most of
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  • *THAT* Point
    By Sarah on Fri Sep 23rd, 2016

    Hey Hawkeyes,

    We have officially reached *that* point in the semester. The point where everyone has either taken their first test of the semester or getting ready to take their first test of the semester and the
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  • How To Be A Great Roommate
    By Kat on Thu Sep 22nd, 2016

    One of the biggest changes that comes with college is having to live with a roommate. This was something that I was excited for, but it was also one of the things that I was really nervous
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  • Inexpensive Hawkeye Apparel?
    By Rachel on Thu Sep 22nd, 2016

    After attending the first three football games of the season and carefully reviewing Instagram posts from other Iowa students that I follow, I noticed a trend in Do It Yourself Hawkeye apparel. Girls all over Melrose and
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  • My mistakes
    By Enzo on Tue Sep 20th, 2016

    Hello! Welcome back to Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron. I hope you all are well

    I’m sorry for my delay, but I had a Chemistry exam this Monday so I spent almost all my free time studying. Maybe
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  • Student Employment
    By Julio on Mon Sep 19th, 2016

    One of my favorite things about the past month were my jobs. I am a baker for the bakery down in Burge, and I also Usher at Hancher Theatre. I know some of my friends are scared
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  • Big Changes
    By Caitlin on Wed Sep 14th, 2016

    If you knew me growing up, you know just how much the unknown scared me. I was the person that had a plan for anything and everything and I had a back-up plan just in case any
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  • Falling for Fall
    By Admission Counselors on Tue Sep 13th, 2016

    The fall has come and the students are back. Iowa City and campus are buzzing with a new found energy and I love it! Festivals, changing leaves, and of course football traditions are my favorite things about
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  • Game Day
    By Mina on Mon Sep 5th, 2016

    You can here it on the streets, in the dining halls, while walking to class. It seems like an unconscious utterance, passing freely through the lips of strangers and friends alike. A beat was pulsing through the
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  • Come on Hawkeyes, Now Let’s Get in Formation!
    By Olivia on Sun Aug 21st, 2016

    Hey everyone!

    This summer I had the amazing opportunity to work for Orientation Services as a Hawkeye Guide. I, along with 32 other Hawkeyes helped welcome the largest freshman class The University of Iowa has ever seen!!
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