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.

  • Come on Hawkeyes, Now Let’s Get in Formation!
    By Olivia on Sun Aug 21st, 2016

    Hey everyone!

    This summer I had the amazing opportunity to work for Orientation Services as a Hawkeye Guide. I, along with 32 other Hawkeyes helped welcome the largest freshman class The University of Iowa has ever seen!!
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  • The welcome week
    By Enzo on Tue Aug 23rd, 2016

    To anyone who, for any reason, found out this blog

    First of all I know I’m kind of late and that I was supposed to start my blog yesterday, (august, 22). Sorry about that.

    I delayed my
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  • The Long Way Home
    By Julio on Wed Aug 24th, 2016

    Sitting here in the lounge of my dorm made me realize how far away from home I am. I’m from Milwaukee, and when I arrived it felt as if I was an alien on campus compared to the
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  • Just Wing It
    By Rachel on Mon Aug 22nd, 2016

    As I make my first K-Cup ever in my dorm room’s Kuerig this morning, a simple little three word quote runs through my mind.

    “Just Wing It”- a motto I’ve recently obtained from one of my beloved coffee
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  • 6 Things I learned From Freshman Year Move In Day
    By Kat on Sun Aug 21st, 2016

    My first experience at the University of Iowa was move-in day. I moved in on Thursday the 18th and I was honestly pretty nervous. I didn’t know what to expect, where to go, or how I would
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  • Coming Soon
    By Mina on Thu Aug 18th, 2016

    Look for my first post soon.
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  • Hidden Gems of Iowa City
    By Sarah on Fri Aug 5th, 2016

    As a student, finding key places to study or even just escape from stress is really important for being successful. Luckily, Iowa City has tons of great places to study and/or hang out with friends. Here are
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  • Summer in Iowa City
    By Admission Counselors on Fri Jul 1st, 2016

    I love Iowa City. I still remember the feeling I had during my campus visit when I walked through the Pedestrian Mall for the first time. I was home.

    As beautiful and magical of a place as
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