International Student Admissions Board (ISAB)

The International Student Admissions Board is a select group of students from all different countries who serve as the Admissions Office’s student leadership team for all matters related to international admissions.  You can email them directly should you have any questions about majors, dorms, activities, or simply if you are curious about what life is like for an international student on campus!


 

  • Mark Betita 1
    Mark Betita, Class of 2018
    Accounting, Sociology
    Business Economics Minor
    Citizenship: Canada/Philippines
    High School: Canada
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  • Lauren Boutros 1
    Lauren Boutros, Class of 2019
    Political Science, Design 
    Citizenship: Lebanon/United States
    High School: Lebanon
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  • Christian Brunner Lopez 1
    Christian Brunner-Lopez, Class of 2019
    Finance
    European Studies Minor

    Citizenship: Spain/Austria
    High School: Canada
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  • Karina Chamorro 1
    Karina Chamorro, Class of 2018
    Political Science, Peace Studies
    Business Economics Minor
    Citizenship: Nicaragua
    High School: Nicaragua
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  • Valentine Henry De Frahan 1
    Valentine Henry de Frahan, Class of 2018
    Biochemistry
    Business Economics Minor

    Citizenship: Belgium/United States
    High School: Belgium
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  • Javier De Ona 1
    Javier De Ona, Class of 2018
    Finance, Economics
    Citizenship: Costa Rica
    High School: Costa Rica
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  • Melissa Escoffery 1
    Melissa Escoffery, Class of 2018
    Psychology, Sociology
    Anthropology,Business Economics Minors

    Citizenship: Panama
    High School: Panama
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  • Paolo Fiocco 1
    Paolo Fiocco, Class of 2017
    Civil Engineering
    Citizenship: Peru/Italy
    High School: India/Venezuela
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  • Magdalena Guzman 1
    Magdalena Guzman, Class of 2016
    Economics, Political Science
    Citizenship: Mexico/United States
    High School: Mexico
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  • Yanjia Jin 1
    Yanjia Jin, Class of 2019
    Architecture
    Citizenship: China
    High School: China
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  • Rafael Lacayo 1
    Rafael Lacayo, Class of 2018
    Finance, Economics
    Citizenship: Nicaragua/United States
    High School: Nicaragua
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  • Yutong Liu 1
    Yutong Liu, Class of 2019
    Biological Sciences
    Citizenship: China
    High School: China
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  • Cornelius Color X2
    Cornelius McGrath, Class of 2017
    Economics, Psychology
    Education, Schooling, and Society Minor

    Citizenship: England
    High School: England
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  • Sebastian Munoz Dispa 1
    Sebastián Muñoz Dispa, Class of 2019
    Business, Political Science
    Citizenship: Mexico
    High School: El Salvador
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  • Daniela Narimatsu 1
    Daniela Narimatsu, Class of 2018
    IT Management, Political Science
    Citizenship: Brazil
    High School: Brazil
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  • Lucrecia Siman 1
    Lucrecia Siman, Class of 2017
    IT Management
    International Business Certificate

    Citizenship: El Salvador/United States
    High School: El Salvador
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    Chang Sul, Class of 2017
    Finance
    Citizenship: South Korea
    High School: South Korea
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  • Fefi Townsend 1
    Fefi Townsend, Class of 2017
    Political Science, French
    Constitutional Studies Minor
    Citizenship: United States
    High School: Puerto Rico
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  • Maria Villalta 1

    Maria Villalta, Class of 2018
    IT Management, Visual Interface Design Concentration
    International Development Studies Mino
    r
    Citizenship: Mexico/Venezuela
    High School: Mexico
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  • Dongyi Xia 1
    Dongyi Xia, Class of 2018
    Business, History
    Citizenship: China
    High School: China
    Learn More 

Admissions Staff Blog

Advice, thoughts, and reflections from the people who know best.


Introducing the 2016 Notre Dame Short Answer Prompts!

Author: Courtney Kelly

It all began with a brainstorming meeting that resulted in nearly one hundred possible short answer prompts. Yikes! The committee then sought feedback, and proceeded to edit, cut, and imagine the breadth of responses these prompts might yield. We continuously asked ourselves: Are the prompts creative enough? Will applicants enjoy writing the essays? Will our staff be excited to read the essays? Will the essays tell us more about the heart, mind, and spirit of the applicant?…

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In Between: Advice For Those On The Waiting List

Author: Jordan Schank

For the vast majority of the 18,000+ applicants for Notre Dame’s First Year class, we have been able to provide a final admissions decision; but for a small percentage of applicants, the waiting will continue a little longer.

I write this blog entry for those who have been offered a place on Notre Dame’s waiting list. I hope to eliminate some of the uncertainty surrounding the process by providing advice and answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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Advice to Applicants Who Received Deferred Decisions

Author: Mary Goodman

I’m writing today to address a topic that can often be confusing for a group of our applicants who applied to ND in the Restrictive Early Action round. Our office released our decisions in mid-December, and for many, this yielded a definitive decision – admit or deny. But for a number of students, this meant receiving more ambiguous news – a deferred decision.

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What Does a Deferred Decision Mean?

Author: Mary Goodman

I’m writing today to address a topic that can often be confusing for a group of our applicants who applied to ND in the Restrictive Early Action round. Our office released our decision letters in mid-December, and for many, this yielded a definitive decision – admit or deny. But for a number of students, this meant receiving more ambiguous news – a deferred decision.

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