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.

  • KelseyFirst Semester of College Reflection
    By Kelsey on Wed Jan 20th, 2021

    Hello Hawkeyes,

    I have officially finished my first semester of college, so what did I learn?

    1.) College is what you make of it

    Going to college just to go is not an experience. The fun you
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  • KarenComing Soon
    By Karen on Fri Jan 15th, 2021

    Check back for more content from Karen soon!
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  • HeatherUniversity of Iowa Prep #2: Shopping
    By Heather on Fri Jan 15th, 2021

    Hi everybody! I’ve been thinking about all of the items I need for my return to school. These are my must-haves for this next semester to make sure I have the most healthy, organized and productive one
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  • NatalieCOVID safe ways to spend winter break
    By Natalie on Mon Dec 14th, 2020

    I am guilty of over planning, even when I’m planning time that is supposed to be spent relaxing. Admittedly, I don’t like going into a holiday break without an idea of how I’m going to fill my
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  • EthanVSA Last Meeting! (How Clubs are during Covid!)
    By Ethan on Thu Dec 10th, 2020

    This was VSA’s final meeting for this semester and they ended it with a spicy ramen challenge my roommates took part in. Here a short little video showing how clubs usually work nowadays!

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  • CoriOnline school might not be so bad after all….
    By Cori on Mon Dec 7th, 2020

    When I heard that classes were being moved online post-Thanksgiving until the start of the second semester, I’m not going to lie… I was bummed. The first semester was absolutely amazing and I was sad to see
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  • GraceFirst Semester Photo Gallery
    By Grace on Wed Nov 25th, 2020

    Check out my first semester in photos! Although this semester has been very different than a typical semester, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I’ve made so many great friends and wonderful memories, and I can’t
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