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.

  • “Winter is coming”
    By Enzo on Tue Oct 25th, 2016

    It’s time once again for Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron. How was your week? Mine was very cold.

    I’m starting to discover the true cold of Iowa, because the past week the weather started to change. Thanks to
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  • An Update
    By Rachel on Mon Oct 24th, 2016

    To be completely honest, I couldn’t come up with one specific thing I wanted this entry to be about. Although life is definitely starting to feel normal here, my day-to-day activities are becoming more and more miscellaneous.
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  • Fact or Fiction
    By Caitlin on Mon Oct 10th, 2016

    Hi There! It’s been a while, but I’ll just blame it on the midterms and lack of sleep.

    Going to school in Iowa I hear a lot of stereotypes about my school and this state, especially when
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  • How to Deal with a Bad Day
    By Mina on Sat Oct 22nd, 2016

    I’m not going to lie: I’ve had a terrible day. I originally wrote this post about the week I had last week, but then I received some bad news on Friday that really put things in perspective.
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  • Homesick
    By Kat on Wed Oct 12th, 2016

    I have been at the University of Iowa for almost two months now and my time here has been amazing. I have made a lot of new friends, I have joined organizations, and I have really grown
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  • Mid-term Crunch
    By Julio on Mon Oct 10th, 2016

    *Takes deep breath* it’s October, and college has decided this is the week that I’ll do all my mid-term papers. The crunch is real. I have two tests on Wednesday with one on Tuesday that covers a whole
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  • Resumé? Check!
    By Sarah on Thu Oct 6th, 2016

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    This is the week of the engineering career fair! My first year, I was terrified of the career fair since I didn’t know how to answer questions or how to talk to the recruiters about
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  • The Career Fair Isn’t As Intimidating as It Seems
    By Sehseh on Wed Sep 28th, 2016

    The Career Fair isn’t as intimidating as it seems on paper or the advertisements seen around campus. The Career Fair is held once a semester in the IMU and is where a lot of regional and national
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  • Falling for Fall
    By Admission Counselors on Tue Sep 13th, 2016

    The fall has come and the students are back. Iowa City and campus are buzzing with a new found energy and I love it! Festivals, changing leaves, and of course football traditions are my favorite things about
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  • Come on Hawkeyes, Now Let’s Get in Formation!
    By Olivia on Sun Aug 21st, 2016

    Hey everyone!

    This summer I had the amazing opportunity to work for Orientation Services as a Hawkeye Guide. I, along with 32 other Hawkeyes helped welcome the largest freshman class The University of Iowa has ever seen!!
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