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Ready for Orientation? Three steps to prepare

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Admission Counselors
Hey Future Hawkeyes! We’re so excited to have you arriving on campus soon! Before we get there, though, let’s talk about Orientation this year. As you know, there are two components of Orientation: Online Orientation (required) and Becoming a Hawkeye sessions (optional). We would love to see you on campus this summer, but understand if you can’t join us until this fall. Whichever you choose, here’s what you need to know: Online Orientation This is ...

A College Students Guide to Surviving Dead Week and Finals Week

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
End of the Year It’s that time of the year again, the week before finals, and finals week is coming. When you see this post it will be after I’ve taken my two finals for spring semester and you’ll be able to see the whole process of what I did to prepare and give you tips and tricks in order to survive Dead Week and Finals Week. Dead Week This was my first dead week ...

End of First Year

Thursday, May 11, 2023
I’m all moved out of my room and back in Dubuque, and I can’t believe how quickly this year flew by. It feels like just yesterday we started OnIowa! and had that anxious and excited feeling for the coming year. I really don’t know how to sum up all of my feelings, so I’m going to keep it short and sweet. Going to the University of Iowa was one of the best decisions I’ve ever ...

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