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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.

  • What to put on your holiday ‘wish list’
    By Kelsey on Thu Nov 19th, 2015

    Paying for college can be quite the financial commitment, but there are other things on top of tuition that you need, too! Dorm room supplies, books, a new computer? I’ve listed ‘must haves’ but also ‘don’t needs’
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  • Final Survival Tips
    By Helen on Tue Dec 1st, 2015

    Finals week is only two weeks ahead. It sounds a little bit overwhelming. Maybe you want to be ready but don’t know where to start. Here are some tips to help you survive this vital season.

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  • Finals Grind
    By Olivia on Sun Nov 29th, 2015

    Happy Thanksgiving Break! I hope that everyone is enjoying their time off with family, friends, and amazing food. With finals approaching quickly, I wanted to make a quick post about how to efficiently study for final exams.
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  • 0 to 11-0 Real Quick
    By Caitlin on Wed Nov 25th, 2015

    Hey there! Hope the first snow of the season isn’t too bad for everyone, being from California this whole first snow thing is like a winter wonderland, but I’ve been told by numerous people that it will
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  • Happy Hawksgiving!
    By Taylr on Wed Nov 25th, 2015

    Hey party people!

    I hope everyone’s fall break is going great so far, whether it is on campus or off! Since the wrap-up of my very first semester here at Iowa is coming up faster than I
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  • Ways to Get in Touch with an Admissions Counselor
    By Sauvik on Wed Oct 28th, 2015

    As fall calmly comes to a close with Halloween and Thanksgiving in a few weeks, the college admissions process is in full swing. At times you may have different questions and different needs from us who work
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  • H-M-F-W-J-H
    By Austin on Sun Oct 18th, 2015

    I take comfort in the fact that Jesus had twelve disciples.

    Yes, Judas betrayed him, but the twelve we’re more prone to mention are basically the original “squad” if you will. However, I feel that by today’s
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  • Pressure and Procrastination
    By Isis on Tue Oct 13th, 2015

    Well, hey internet.


    It’s been a while since I’ve posted. I know that it’s been a long time.

    Hopefully what I’ve been going through for the past few weeks can clarify and help others.

    So allow
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  • No Labels: Another opportunity
    By Sehseh on Tue Oct 13th, 2015


    I’ve previously talked about No Labels, an organization that I head here on campus. I’m talking about it again because in the past 48 hours I participated in a really cool opportunity. They offered to their
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  • Big, Wide World of International Travel
    By Adam on Tue Oct 13th, 2015

    Universities from around the world, the UK, Canada, Australia, and the United States take to the Air every fall to promote their respective Universities to add value, diversity, and global citizens to their classes. Iowa is looking
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  • East vs. West
    By Sam on Wed Sep 23rd, 2015

    The University of Iowa is a great place to be no matter where you live. There is a difference however depending on which side of the river you are on. The east side and west side are
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  • Hey There!
    By Sarah on Fri Sep 11th, 2015

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone is having a great start to their school year! I was more or less catapulted into mine!

    As I had mentioned in a previous post, I had an internship this past summer.
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