Experience Iowa Blogs

Follow University of Iowa students and university staff as they blog about their Iowa experience. Check out the most recent posts below, or visit their individual blogs.

  • MaryFirst Semester Learnings
    By Mary on Wed Jan 22nd, 2020

    Throughout my first semester of college, I learned a lot about what it means to be a student here at Iowa. It was a bit stressful at times, but I found a few tips/resources that helped make
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  • ChloeWhat I’ve Realized in My First Semester
    By Chloe on Thu Jan 2nd, 2020

    Well, my first semester here at Iowa is almost over. It’s been a wild ride, with a lot of ups and down, but being somewhere other than my hometown in Wisconsin and “on my own” for the
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  • MarianaThanksgiving Break and Other Breaks
    By Mariana on Fri Dec 13th, 2019

    I have a love hate relationship with Thanksgiving break. Yes, it’s amazing, a week of no school finally. But, on the other hand, it’s such a harsh reminder that winter break is creeping up on us. Winter
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  • EmilyOn-Campus Student Jobs
    By Emily on Wed Dec 11th, 2019

    On-Campus Student Jobs

    Now, I’m sure that tons of you have had jobs before; if not here in Iowa City, then wherever you did your high school education. Jobs have many benefits, and not only that you
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  • KamrynA Busy Monday in My Life
    By Kamryn on Thu Nov 7th, 2019

    This year, Monday is my busiest day of the week. I try to look at it in a positive way by saying I get the hardest day of the week out of the way right away.

    Monday,
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  • MauricioProfessional Trip to St. Louis with Delta Sigma PI
    By Mauricio on Thu Oct 31st, 2019

    Delta Sigma Pi hosts a professional business trip each semester to a city voted on by the Fraternity. This semester it was St. Louis.

    Thursday, October 24th was the day we departed from Iowa. Carpools of 4
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  • MayaDorm Room Tips
    By Maya on Tue Oct 29th, 2019

    When you live in a small space, and perhaps with one or more people, you want to make the most of it. I want to provide you with some tips and tricks that I’ve used and find
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  • DestinyMidterms and Exams: What You Need To Know
    By Destiny on Sun Oct 27th, 2019

    Happy Midterm season!

    Midterms and exams can be extremely stressful, especially if they are your first ever college exams! I was able to come out of my first exams with my head above the water, but there
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