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.

  • KamrynThe Unsung Heroes of College Football
    By Kamryn on Sun Sep 24th, 2017

    It takes a village to run a college football program.

    Players. Coaches. Graduate Assistants. Directors. The list goes on.

    But buried deep in the back pages of the weekly program, you’ll find the groups that, although essential
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  • CaitlynTesting, Hiring, Exploring
    By Caitlyn on Thu Sep 21st, 2017

    Wake Me Up When September Ends (in the meme sense) isn’t applicable this year. Maybe it’s because I’m no longer anxiously awaiting the end of a school year or simply because I’m having so much fun, but
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  • SehsehSuitUp!
    By Sehseh on Thu Sep 21st, 2017

    Hey everyone, the semester has just been sliding by so far. A couple things have happened since I last wrote:

    I retook the LSAT (scores pending and I don’t want to talk about it)
    I’ve started some
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  • RachelApartment Hunting
    By Rachel on Tue Sep 19th, 2017

    One of the most grown-up things I did in college as a freshman happened around this time last year; I signed a lease. I can vividly remember how great it felt to have the newfound freedom of
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  • SamanthaBid Day 2017
    By Samantha on Tue Sep 12th, 2017

    September 4th 2017: The day I found my home at the University of Iowa. While I didn’t have to be at the IMU until 2:30, my excitement woke me up at 8 and I couldn’t get myself
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  • CallieHow To Fix Homesickness + Why It’s Okay To Miss Home
    By Callie on Mon Sep 11th, 2017

    Hey everyone! Recently the homesickness has really settled in for me. While I love campus, I have been missing my old coffee shop, my parents, and not having to shower with shoes on. 🙂 I have found
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  • LizbethThe Beginning
    By Lizbeth on Wed Sep 6th, 2017

    I’ve been living in Iowa City for exactly three weeks now. Honestly, it feels like I’ve been here for three months and I can’t decide if that’s a good thing or bad thing. When I left home
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  • DerekSwarm
    By Derek on Wed Sep 6th, 2017

    My alarm went off at 7:00 a.m. on a Saturday morning. You may be thinking, “Poor Derek, Saturdays are for catching up on all the sleep you miss because of school.” Well, you’re not wrong, but you’re
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  • CaitlinWelcome Back
    By Caitlin on Sun Aug 27th, 2017

    Welcome Back! To the incoming class of 2021, I hope your first week of school went well! Being that this is my third year on campus, I would like to say I have quite a bit of
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  • EnzoFirst impressions
    By Enzo on Tue Aug 29th, 2017

    Hello and welcome back to Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron! My first week went just fine and I hope yours did too.

    So, now that I have already managed to survive the first week of classes I have
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