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 Truth About Campus Tours
    By Kamryn on Tue Nov 21st, 2017

    When I visited the University of Iowa in April of 2015 as a junior in high school, I was a little overwhelmed. There was a lot of information being thrown at me, and I was still trying
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  • LizbethSALT
    By Lizbeth on Fri Nov 10th, 2017

    I come from a very religious hometown, where there are approximately 20+ churches in a town of 7,000 people. Deciding to come to Iowa made me realize that I was going to be in charge of keeping
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  • EnzoA great week!
    By Enzo on Wed Nov 8th, 2017

    Hello and welcome back to Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron! I hope everything is going great for you!

    Last week was really fun. I’m biased because it was my birthday, but it was pretty calm.

    The same way
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  • DerekKinnick Kraziness
    By Derek on Tue Nov 7th, 2017

    What. A. Night.

    What game am I talking about? Oh, you know, The Ohio State Buckeyes vs The Iowa Hawkeyes, of course!

    I have been looking forward to this game since I bought my student tickets at
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  • SamanthaDear Mom & Dad
    By Samantha on Sun Nov 5th, 2017

    I am writing this letter to you so you guys can be assured your baby girl is OK! While there has been ups and downs these past few months, at the end of the day I’ve finally
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  • CaitlinEating Your Way Through Iowa City
    By Caitlin on Mon Oct 30th, 2017

    While I am all for the resident hall market places and cooking at home, sometimes it can be nice eating out. And because I take my blog posts very seriously and want to give readers the best
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  • RachelTreat Yo Self
    By Rachel on Sat Oct 28th, 2017

    Let’s just say, it’s been rough. Midterms officially consumed my life these past few weeks so I’m currently recovering and catching up on everything I fell behind on during that stressful time. Before the semester started, I
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  • CaitlynLet Me Tell Ya ‘Bout My Best Friends
    By Caitlyn on Mon Oct 30th, 2017

    Happy Halloween!

    With less than six weeks of the semester remaining, I figured it’s time to post about the family structure that’s been keeping me afloat at the University of Iowa: my friends. I talk a lot
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  • CallieHidden Gems: an all inclusive guide to places you didn’t know existed
    By Callie on Mon Oct 30th, 2017

    Hey everyone! Welcome back to the hottest (let’s be honest, with this weather it’s the coldest) spot to find fun new places on campus. My personal favorite finds are a good place to find the perfect cup
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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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