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.

What You *Actually* Need in Your Residence Hall
By Annika on July 17, 2021
What You *Actually* Need in Your Residence Hall
Hey Everyone! Hope you are all having a blast this summer. In less than a month, we will all call Iowa City home again. Most new students are going to... read more 》
How To Stay Productive In The Summer
By Kelsey on June 3, 2021
How To Stay Productive In The Summer
College students are used to keeping busy, so summer break can feel like you are crashing into a brick wall with nothing to do. What do you do with all... read more 》
How to Choose Your Classes
By Heather on April 28, 2021
How to Choose Your Classes
Choosing your courses for the semester isn't difficult, you just have to be sure you know what to take and when to take it. For example, prior to applying to... read more 》
Best iPad Apps To Help With Iowa Classes
By Heather on April 28, 2021
Best iPad Apps To Help With Iowa Classes
I recently got myself the iPad Pro and have been trying out different apps that have become super handy with helping me finish the semester strong. I wanted to share... read more 》
Preparing for Finals in Eight Steps
By Kelsey on April 26, 2021
Preparing for Finals in Eight Steps
Yes, I get it. The absolute last thing you want to do right now is study for finals. You might be tired, maybe you didn't have a spring break, and... read more 》
How to handle academic burnout
By Kelsey on April 19, 2021
How to handle academic burnout
Hi there, if you're reading this, I assume you are at that point in the semester where it feels like your academic workload is just too much. We have all... read more 》
Day in the Life of a College Student
By Annika on April 7, 2021
Day in the Life of a College Student
First of all – who doesn't love sushi?! This year has been tough for everyone, and I especially have felt it. The transition between high school and college never really... read more 》
Best Places in Iowa City
By Heather on March 31, 2021
Best Places in Iowa City
Hi everyone, welcome back! On this blog, I've been talking a lot about the university in relation to academics, so I thought I'd switch it up and give you a glimpse... read more 》
The University of Iowa's Scholarship Portal
By Kelsey on March 29, 2021
The University of Iowa's Scholarship Portal
Scholarships are everywhere, inside and outside of all college institutions, but how many universities combine all sorts of opportunities into one place, where you can AUTOMATICALLY apply to the majority... read more 》
It's OKAY to change your major!
By Heather on March 29, 2021
It's OKAY to change your major!
Hey everybody, welcome back! I'm going to be very honest with all of you. No matter what you are planning to do professionally in the future, there is a chance that... read more 》
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