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.

  • My Iowa : Diversity, Inclusion, Identity, & Discussion
    By Kyra on Tue Nov 25th, 2014

    In the wake of the indictment decision in the Ferguson trial, and nationwide tension and attention on the racial issues that tear at our country, I have begun reflecting on some of the great discussion that I had in
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  • Not So Bubbly
    By Sam on Mon Nov 17th, 2014

    Saturday the Hawks took on the University of Illinois Illini. My friends and I were able to get tickets and go to Champaign. This was an eye opening experience, not only were we the first to our
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  • Schedule Planning
    By Andi on Sun Nov 9th, 2014

    Ever since my first year at The University of Iowa I’ve always been pretty overwhelmed when it comes to planning the next semester’s worth of classes. High school made it easy because you would pick your classes,
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  • 15 Thoughts Every Girl Has While Walking To Class
    By Olivia on Fri Nov 7th, 2014

    It’s cold out today.
    Why, oh why, did I schedule an 8:30.
    Should have worn a sweater.
    Is that guy in my rhetoric class?
    I’m tired.
    Do I have time to stop for a Starbucks?
    Wait, love
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  • Stunts at Kinnick
    By Sauvik on Tue Nov 4th, 2014

    The University of Iowa athletics department presented its second ever “card stunt” last Saturday before the Iowa and Northwestern University football game.

    Fans were able to showcase their support for farmers and veterans before kickoff. Below are
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  • Trick or Treat!
    By Meg on Mon Nov 3rd, 2014

    Halloween! I’ve been saving up all my events so that I could roll them all together in one post. Halloween in England is a relatively subdued event. We usually put decorations up the day before, (or on
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  • Fall, Homecoming, Midterms, Oh My!
    By Sehseh on Mon Oct 27th, 2014

    These past few weeks have literally flew by. But that’s how I feel every week; because before you know it, the weekend is here and there’s a ton of activities to do in and around campus. Earlier
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  • Happy Birthday to Me
    By Kaitlin on Mon Oct 20th, 2014

    This past Thursday I had a blast celebrating my 19th birthday!! My roommate and I started the day off right by getting a bagel at Brueggers for breakfast and followed that with a little bit of window
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  • Why We Love International Students
    By Taylor on Mon Oct 20th, 2014

    The University of Iowa prides itself on diversity, and the students love it. You may have noticed the number of international students we have here on your campus visit. Don’t be intimidated.  You have a lot more
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  • Midterms and Study Spots
    By Jaelyn on Tue Oct 7th, 2014

    First off, wow! This semester is going by way too fast! It seems like I was preparing for my first round of midterms last week, and now I’ve started preparations for round two (and already had another
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  • Life Update
    By Sarah on Fri Oct 3rd, 2014

    Hey Hawkeyes!

    I hope everyone is having a great school year so far. My level of busy-ness is what my math professor would call a beautiful exponential function. I thought that after the first week of school
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  • Trivia Questions for the Day.
    By Adam on Thu Sep 25th, 2014

    Who was the first college football player to ever be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated?

    Answer- Calvin Jones #62 University of Iowa Hawkeyes 1954 60 years ago.

    In addition to the cover of Sports Illustrated,
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