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.

  • EmilyThe Green Room
    By Emily on Mon Sep 17th, 2018

    So now, just slightly over a month after my arrival at Iowa and three weeks into my courses, you are going to get a look at my insane schedule! Yay!!! (Note the sarcasm). Just kidding, I genuinely
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  • LizbethIowa City, I Missed You & Glad I Stuck With It!
    By Lizbeth on Mon Sep 17th, 2018

    If you would’ve asked me exactly a year ago if I was going to stay at Iowa, I would have looked at you (probably cried) and said I wanted to transfer to a college near home. I
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  • QuinnManaging the Stress of College Life (and Life in General)
    By Quinn on Mon Sep 17th, 2018

    College aside, I believe life is all about taking whatever comes your way in stride… and then experiencing falls, a LOT. What’s important though is when you trip, that you have the dignity to stand up, brush
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  • McKennaTHE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF MY LIFE
    By McKenna on Tue Sep 11th, 2018

    Here I sit, Tuesday morning, already half way through my second day of school. I have rallied up 10 things I learned on my first day of school in hopes of helping those entering the wild, ambitious,
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  • MarianaPacking List for out of State Students
    By Mariana on Thu Sep 6th, 2018

    My two checked bags || My dad and my brother saying bye at the airport

    Hello, hello! If you are an out of state student looking for some packing guidance, look no further. I remember prior to moving
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  • DylanGameday Experience and Hawkeye Family!
    By Dylan on Tue Sep 4th, 2018

    As I entered Kinnick for my first time as a student, I immediately felt the energy radiating from the student section.  The volume and electricity that resided in the stadium was unprecedented. Fans had all been waiting
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  • LaurenOn Iowa!
    By Lauren on Mon Aug 27th, 2018

    On Iowa! is a program the week before classes start that introduces new students to campus and Iowa City. Every hour there are new events to try that encourage people to make friends and explore. During On
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