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.

  • LizbethStress Relief Day Before Finals
    By Lizbeth on Sat Dec 9th, 2017

    Finals are right around the corner and before we devoted our days to studying for hours on end, my friends and I decided to have a mini girls day! On Sunday, we went out for brunch at
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  • KamrynCollege Classes: Creating Your Schedule
    By Kamryn on Wed Dec 6th, 2017

    Back in June when I was creating my first semester class schedule at orientation, I didn’t really know what I was doing. My goal was to pick classes I thought I would enjoy and hope it all
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  • RachelMy Top 3 Study Spots on Campus
    By Rachel on Thu Nov 30th, 2017

    With finals creeping upon us these next few weeks, I figured I’d give away my favorite spots on campus to study during this stressful time. I try to stay away from places that are too loud or
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  • EnzoThanksgiving break 2017!
    By Enzo on Wed Nov 29th, 2017

    Hello! Welcome back to Sigma Nu Zeta Omicron! I hope you all had a nice break!

    Thanksgiving break was amazing. I managed to divide it so I got done with all my homework by Wednesday and had
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  • SamanthaThanksgiving Break: I thank college for that.
    By Samantha on Tue Nov 28th, 2017

    Happy (late) thanksgiving! It was such a nice and needed break. I hadn’t been home since August, so I was psyched to be able to sleep in my own bed, eat a home cooked meal, and spend time
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  • DerekTake Five…or Ten
    By Derek on Tue Nov 28th, 2017

    I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving. I know I sure did. The food was great, but spending time with family and friends is what puts the icing on the cake (which I had a lot
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  • CaitlynThings You Realize on Thanksgiving Break
    By Caitlyn on Mon Nov 27th, 2017

    Whatever productivity you had planned, isn’t happening.

    That chemistry midterm before break was rough. Paper, presentation, and finals week deadlines loom eerily on the horizon. Before break, you tell yourself that you’ll take advantage of the down
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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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  • 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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