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.

  • 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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  • ENTREDAYS At the University of Iowa
    By Kyra on Thu Sep 18th, 2014

    Working for a startup company, and being a part of an around-the-clock hustle team, hasn’t been the easiest, as I am also a full time student.  However it is by far one of the best learning experiences I’ve
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  • New Beginnings
    By Sam on Thu Sep 18th, 2014

    I am not going to lie to you guys, I am a transfer student. I do not like to tell people this because in all reality, I bleed gold and black. My college adventure began at the
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  • Easy Dorm Food!
    By Andi on Mon Sep 15th, 2014

    Even though I’m a senior living off-campus, that doesn’t mean I don’t know anything about the dorm! I lived in Slater my freshman year, and then my sorority house as a sophomore (which is generally the same
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  • Making Memories
    By Meg on Fri Sep 12th, 2014

    Okay, I said two posts so you’re getting two posts. Last week’s post focused on less cheery subjects but it is over and done with now. Time to get on with making those memories I was talking
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  • Go Greek!
    By Kaitlin on Fri Sep 12th, 2014

    After the excitement of finally being at college wore off  I started to realize how much I missed my friends and Family back home. Thankfully right as these symptoms of homesickness started coming on, it was the
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  • I Survived!
    By Sarah on Tue Sep 2nd, 2014

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone had a great week! I managed to survive my first week of classes. Everyone always says the first week is just syllabus week and you don’t do anything. I’m not sure if
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  • 5 NECESSITIES
    By Olivia on Mon Jul 21st, 2014

    Hey all,

    As the beginning of the new school year fast approaches, I thought I would let you all know about the five necessities that made my freshman year living in the dorms much more enjoyable.

    Reusable water
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  • Don’t Forget to Bring These to College!
    By Jaelyn on Fri Aug 15th, 2014

    Move-in is quickly approaching! Last year, I was super excited for Move-In Day and started packing an entire month before I was set to move into my dorm. This time around, I’ve just started packing today, which
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  • Coming Soon
    By Luke on Tue Aug 19th, 2014

    Look for posts from Luke soon!
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  • Don’t Be A “Freshman”
    By Taylor on Mon Aug 4th, 2014

    So the year will be starting up soon, and I know all the Hawkeyes are getting pretty pumped to return to campus. For some of us, this will be our first year. Well, I don’t know if
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