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.

  • 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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  • Getting Settled In
    By Meg on Tue Aug 26th, 2014

    I have been stateside for nearly a week now and there are finally American students here! I’ve met some really great people so far and talked about everything from the Beatles to Gossip Girl to the train
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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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  • End of OnIowa-Start of New School Year
    By Sarah on Tue Aug 26th, 2014

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    It’s been a busy weekend! Saturday was an awesome day for On Iowa! Ok, it was still a little too warm and humid but it was great besides that. We had some great discussions about
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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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  • 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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  • Iowa Fall List
    By Sam on Wed Aug 20th, 2014

    So as this is my first post, I just want to say welcome to my blog and also welcome to the University of Iowa. Whether you are a freshman or returning back from a summer at home,
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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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