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.

  • Views: Friday
    By Rachel on Mon Jan 23rd, 2017

    Welcome to second semester, Hawkeyes! Now that syllabus week is officially over, it’s time to start dealing with our responsibilities again and I don’t know about you, but I’m ready.

    Due to winter break and in the
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  • Classes at the Rec: Aqua Zumba
    By Sehseh on Mon Jan 23rd, 2017

    First a little background:  you get access to a ton of daily group exercise classes with your membership to the CRWC. All you have to do is show up. There’s no signup or waitlist or anything of
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  • The Case for 2016
    By Mina on Thu Jan 19th, 2017

    Everyone said that 2016 was a terrible year, and while that may be true for our country’s morale, 2016 for current college freshmen was a big deal. We graduated high school and started college, the most exciting
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  • And here we are again!
    By Enzo on Mon Jan 16th, 2017

    Hello, and welcome back to another semester of Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron.

    What else I have to write about if not my break? So let’s go.

    It all started with my flight to Chicago being cancelled due
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  • Your College Visit Guide
    By Admission Counselors on Thu Jan 12th, 2017

    Visiting a college campus is one of the most important and helpful things a student can do in their process to select the college that is the best fit. Here are a few tips and tricks to
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  • The Last Post
    By Sarah on Fri Jan 6th, 2017

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    Since I have officially graduated from the University of Iowa this will be my last blog post and be prepared, it’s gonna be a long one. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to blog
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  • Shakespeare’s Hands
    By Austin on Tue Jan 3rd, 2017

    I nearly came in contact with the first ever portfolio of William Shakespeare’s plays, and history should be glad that I didn’t.

    The University of Iowa had brought the folio to campus through a tour commemorating the
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  • Home Sweet Home?
    By Julio on Tue Nov 29th, 2016

    I’m homesick. This time it’s bad, worse than the first time. After a week-long hiatus from anything academic, spending the night back in my dorm is anything but exciting. I say this bitterly after spending the week
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  • Thoughts of a College Student
    By Caitlin on Sun Nov 27th, 2016

    Yay! Red cups are back
    But the leaves are gone…
    Wait, why is it still getting colder?
    Can school be over now?
    Summer bodies are made in the winter so GYM!
    I really
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  • Food Roundup: Deal Edition
    By Olivia on Mon Nov 14th, 2016

    As Iowa City residents we have SUCH an amalgamation of different types of foods at our fingertips. This past summer, my friends and I set a goal that we would try a new restaurant or cafe each
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