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.

  • EmilyHome for the Holidays!!!
    By Emily on Tue Jan 22nd, 2019

    Home for the Holidays!!!

    December is always a fun month. How could it not be, with Christmas approaching? Family, friends, food, fun (the 4Fs), holidays and presents…. The list goes on and on. But, of course, with
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  • KamrynFootball in Paradise
    By Kamryn on Thu Jan 10th, 2019

    If you would have told me six months prior to the start of my first year at the University of Iowa that I’d be on the video staff for the Iowa football team and that I’d spend
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  • DylanHow to Beat the Winter Blues
    By Dylan on Tue Jan 8th, 2019

    As students flood back to campus after a restful time at home, they return to what was an empty Iowa City.  Without students, the city is completely different. No traffic, few pedestrians. Restaurants closing sooner, all are
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  • MarianaAn Iowa City Birthday
    By Mariana on Mon Dec 17th, 2018

    My birthday is on December 14. The official last day of finals. Although many of friends left, I still had a very special birthday. I felt so loved and happy the whole day. This
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  • LizbethAnother amazing semester, in the books!
    By Lizbeth on Mon Dec 17th, 2018

    I survived yet another semester here at the University of Iowa! The two weeks leading up to finals and the week of finals is a crazy, crazy, crazy time. Trust me, you’re not the only one that
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  • QuinnForesight and Hindsight – Internal Controversy
    By Quinn on Wed Dec 12th, 2018

    Scheduling classes? Crazy.  Professors? Crazy.  Midterms? Don’t even get me started. COLLEGE. IS. CRAZY.

    But you know what else is crazy that we seem to overlook every time? Life.

    I can now look back at my childhood
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  • McKennaHow To Tackle Finals Week!
    By McKenna on Wed Dec 12th, 2018

    Well Hello, after a long hiatus from writing, I am back to give some advice on how to tackle finals week and avoid exactly what I could not.

    You will repeatedly hear from teachers, upperclassman, and faculty to start
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  • LaurenThen and Now
    By Lauren on Mon Dec 3rd, 2018

    My first semester at the University of Iowa was not what I was expecting. Socially, emotionally, and physically things shifted from my last summer at home. As this semester closes out with a week of finals, I’ve
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