“On The Waitlist? So Was I” - A Transfer Story: Part 2

Author: Emma Fleming

So, if you got your envelope in the mail this week and it was smaller than you expected, I urge you to not give up hope. Realize that there are so many ways to find yourself at Notre Dame. If it is truly the place you are meant to be, in one way or another, you will find a way here.”

Megan McCuen offered us beautiful words on her story

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13.1 Miles of Gratitude and Sweat

Author: Emma Fleming

Now that I have regained some feeling in my legs, I write to share with you my experience running 13.1 miles of the Holy Half Marathon. In its eleventh consecutive year, the Holy Half Marathon is one of the greatest traditions at the University of Notre Dame. According to their website

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Notre Dame Folk Choir: A Radiant Bag Full of Puppies

Author: Emma Fleming

If you search YouTube for the Notre Dame Folk Choir promotional video, you'll hear our director, Steven Warner, describe being with the Folk Choir as “being in a bag full of puppies.” As a freshman three years ago, I walked into 329 CoMo (Coleman-Morse Center) timidly and suddenly was in that bag. I entered a room full of people hugging me and screaming introductions in my face; I knew I was home.…

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Family From The Start

Author: Emma Fleming

During the summer of 2013, to say I was nervous would’ve been an understatement. Notre Dame had always felt like home, so why would I be nervous about transferring? Transferring had brought forth an amazing period of growth for me as a student and as a heart-beating human. As a student, transferring reminded me the gifts of persistence and dedication. It gave me a year to understand that my academic abilities were going to be a gift to whatever college I attended. This was a year to build a greater confidence in myself as a student and person to recognize that, although being a student at Notre Dame is an incredible honor, I was also going to contribute so much to the University as well.…

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