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.

  • College a.k.a. Changes
    By Austin on Tue Apr 26th, 2016

    I’ll admit.

    It’s still a work in progress—taking on the role of Atlas. Holding a strained position, head cocked to the sky, back arched in accepted pain—all while looking to the stars in an attempt to divine
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  • Staying Healthy
    By Caitlin on Tue Apr 26th, 2016

    The dreaded freshman 15. Every college knows about them, every college student wants to avoid them. Although I’m not one to stride away from a good cookie and spending a day in bed watching Netflix, there are
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  • Senior Year
    By Sam on Wed Apr 20th, 2016

    As a senior here at the University of Iowa, my time is dwindling down. Sitting here typing this on the old capitol steps, I can’t help but think about everything this place has taught me and let
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  • Spring is here, where to have fun?
    By Helen on Mon Mar 28th, 2016

    “After the winter, comes the spring; that’s when the blue bird starts to sing.”
    — “After the Winter” by Lenka

    It’s half way through the spring semester already, and it is midterm time for lots of people.
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  • It Was Just Like Yesterday
    By Admission Counselors on Mon Mar 21st, 2016

    So, it seems like just yesterday my wife and I had two little girls; making sure we were doing all the right things to help them succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. Now, with one a junior in
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  • Staying Motivated for Spring Break
    By Sarah on Fri Mar 11th, 2016

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    Wow, I think the weather has finally decided to start heading towards spring. It’s amazing how many people you start seeing around campus when it warms up and how many different activities you can watch.
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  • The Internship Search: Resources & Success
    By Sehseh on Thu Mar 3rd, 2016

    Much like my student employment search over a year ago, the internship search has certainly been a trip. To start off, the University of Iowa has a number of resources to aid students in a job or
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  • CRWC vs. Fitness East
    By Taylr on Sun Feb 21st, 2016

    *Cliche “long time no see” comment that’s my funny way of apologizing for being the worst blogger ever*

    How’s it been?!?! Happy New Year two months ago! I hope everyone’s Winter Break and start of the semester
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  • What to Know About Roommates
    By Isis on Mon Feb 1st, 2016

    Hello, world!

    Long time, no see, huh?

    Well, this is a new semester! A new start. Clean state. Some of us had fantastic first semesters. Good grades, cool events, and fabulous roommate situations.

    Some of us, however,
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