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.

  • How to do Halloween Iowa City Style
    By Sam on Fri Oct 24th, 2014

    Halloween is just around the corner, for you kids that have either been busy or have just plain not experienced an Iowa City Halloween, you are in for a treat. There is really three ways that you
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  • Happy Birthday to Me
    By Kaitlin on Mon Oct 20th, 2014

    This past Thursday I had a blast celebrating my 19th birthday!! My roommate and I started the day off right by getting a bagel at Brueggers for breakfast and followed that with a little bit of window
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  • Why We Love International Students
    By Taylor on Mon Oct 20th, 2014

    The University of Iowa prides itself on diversity, and the students love it. You may have noticed the number of international students we have here on your campus visit. Don’t be intimidated.  You have a lot more
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  • 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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  • 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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