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.

  • On Iowa!
    By Meg on Tue Sep 2nd, 2014

    It’s been a few days since my last blog, for no other reason than that I have been so busy, so bear with me if this is a little longer than usual. I have now completed all
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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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  • The “Student Council” of the University of Iowa
    By Kyra on Tue Sep 2nd, 2014

    Many of us participated in student council in high school, and never dreamed that a school as big as the University of Iowa would have such an organization. Well… it does! It’s called University of Iowa Student
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  • Back in Black
    By Sam on Mon Sep 1st, 2014

    So as the majority of you know, The Iowa football team is expected to be decent this year. After Saturdays game against The University of Northern Iowa, I have a really good feeling about this year and
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  • On Iowa! Has Fireworks
    By Sehseh on Sun Aug 24th, 2014

    On Iowa! is full of festivities to keep your first weekend before classes start extremely busy and exciting.

    Friday night starts off with Kickoff at Kinnick in which it is the only time that you are legally
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  • Early Morning Class Tips!
    By Andi on Thu Aug 28th, 2014

    Let’s face it. I don’t think anyone truly enjoys 8:30am classes, and 7:30 are even worse. I personally enjoy taking morning classes so I can be done with classes earlier in the day, like around noon. But don’t
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    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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  • Coming Soon
    By Kaitlin on Tue Aug 19th, 2014

    Look for posts from Kaitlin 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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