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.

  • MaryTake a Breath
    By Mary on Tue Nov 26th, 2019

    Most freshmen decide to live in a residence hall their first year. While living on campus has its benefits, I certainly get tired of it. Starting and ending my day where I go to school was something
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  • ChloeIowa beats Minnesota? Wild
    By Chloe on Mon Nov 18th, 2019

    Going into Kinnick on Saturday for my last game of the season, I was sure I was going to be watching a losing game. Minnesota has been historically bad, but this season they’ve been UNBELIEVABLE. Like, 9-0
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  • MarianaMy Favorite Class This Semester
    By Mariana on Mon Nov 11th, 2019

    This semester I’m enrolled in a class called, “Introduction to Media Production.” The class is long, from 5pm to 7:30pm. Yet, the time somehow seems to fly by. Most likely because I love the class.

    Each week
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  • KamrynA Busy Monday in My Life
    By Kamryn on Thu Nov 7th, 2019

    This year, Monday is my busiest day of the week. I try to look at it in a positive way by saying I get the hardest day of the week out of the way right away.

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  • MauricioProfessional Trip to St. Louis with Delta Sigma PI
    By Mauricio on Thu Oct 31st, 2019

    Delta Sigma Pi hosts a professional business trip each semester to a city voted on by the Fraternity. This semester it was St. Louis.

    Thursday, October 24th was the day we departed from Iowa. Carpools of 4
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  • MayaDorm Room Tips
    By Maya on Tue Oct 29th, 2019

    When you live in a small space, and perhaps with one or more people, you want to make the most of it. I want to provide you with some tips and tricks that I’ve used and find
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  • DestinyMidterms and Exams: What You Need To Know
    By Destiny on Sun Oct 27th, 2019

    Happy Midterm season!

    Midterms and exams can be extremely stressful, especially if they are your first ever college exams! I was able to come out of my first exams with my head above the water, but there
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  • Ava 9 Tips on How to Study for Midterms
    By Ava on Wed Oct 23rd, 2019

              Everyone tells you that college goes by in the blink of an eye. It’s a common phrase you learn to put in the back of your mind, until one day college is
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  • EmilyOpportunities to get Published!
    By Emily on Fri Oct 4th, 2019

    As all of you know, I’m an English and Creative Writing major; recently, I added a Publishing Track (I’m also a Dance major with honors). And obviously, as a writer, my goal is to get my work
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  • DylanHow to figure out your major – and why it’s okay to change it more than once
    By Dylan on Tue Sep 24th, 2019

    Entering the University of Iowa, a new student could potentially be overwhelmed by the abundance and diversity of majors to choose from.  Between accounting, sports management, english, music, chemical engineering, or communications, there are a plethora of
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