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.

  • F.A.L.L
    By Meg on Wed Oct 15th, 2014

    Finally, the sweltering heat has broken. Shorts and flip flops have been banished for another year and in their place are rain boots (apparently welly isn’t a word here) and umbrellas. Moans about rain and the cold
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  • Midterms and Study Spots
    By Jaelyn on Tue Oct 7th, 2014

    First off, wow! This semester is going by way too fast! It seems like I was preparing for my first round of midterms last week, and now I’ve started preparations for round two (and already had another
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  • Life Update
    By Sarah on Fri Oct 3rd, 2014

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone is having a great school year so far. My level of busy-ness is what my math professor would call a beautiful exponential function. I thought that after the first week of school
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  • Bend Don’t Break
    By Sam on Thu Oct 2nd, 2014

    So recently I broke my right wrist, which is also my dominate hand. I wish I could tell you guys it was in a cool fashion like wrestling a bear or karate chopping a cement block in
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  • Happy Fall Y’all
    By Kaitlin on Tue Sep 30th, 2014

    Although the weather has been a little tricky lately, going between hot and cold, I think mother nature has finally declared it fall! It’s funny how different the campus looks with the many colors of fall, and I
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  • F for Fall and Family (and hopefully not flunk)
    By Kyra on Fri Sep 26th, 2014

    With the stank of midterms making its way through campus, all that is going through my head this evening is BOOTS, PRETTY LEAVES, HOT COCOA, SWEATERS, PUMPKINS, HOT COCOA, CUDDLING, and FAMILY.

    It’s just that time of
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  • Trivia Questions for the Day.
    By Adam on Thu Sep 25th, 2014

    Who was the first college football player to ever be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated?

    Answer- Calvin Jones #62 University of Iowa Hawkeyes 1954 60 years ago.

    In addition to the cover of Sports Illustrated,
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  • A Guide to Taking Notes on your Laptop
    By Andi on Thu Sep 25th, 2014

    Taking notes on a computer isn’t for everyone. I know I don’t take computer notes for all my classes, but this semester I find myself using it for a majority of them. Now I’m not saying taking notes on
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  • I Won’t Join Your Club, But I’ll Eat Your Cookies
    By Sehseh on Fri Sep 19th, 2014

    The strip of T-Anne Cleary walkway from the Blank Honors Center to Gilmore hall is always a bundle of surprises. It mostly serves as the central walkway to go from class to class. That being said, it’s
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  • Don’t Be A “Freshman”
    By Taylor on Mon Aug 4th, 2014

    So the year will be starting up soon, and I know all the Hawkeyes are getting pretty pumped to return to campus. For some of us, this will be our first year. Well, I don’t know if
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