What is your favorite campus tradition? Notre Dame football
What is your favorite spot on campus? My favorite spot is under a tree in front of CoMo in South Quad
What is your favorite Dining Hall Meal? Piadina Night in North Dining Hall
What is your favorite thing about dorm life? The sisterhood developed within dorms.
What clubs/activities are you involved in? I am a Board Member of Association of Latino Professional For America (ALPFA), which is an organization dedicated to fomenting networking between Latino professionals. I am also Treasurer of Global Business Brigades, which is a club that goes on yearly mission trips.
What made you choose Notre Dame? I knew how Notre Dame looked in terms of stats, rankings etc., but it was my visit that made me chose Notre Dame.
What is your favorite part about being an international student at Notre Dame? Being an international student has many advantages. My culture often gives me a different view on certain issues in both social and academic situations, and I enjoy seeing the different views people from different cultures can have.
How did you adjust to life on campus? I tried to be open since day one.
How do you celebrate your culture/heritage at ND? I am really proud of my culture and all my friends are aware of that. I always like to tell my friends about my country and my customs. To me, it is pretty interesting to see the cultural differences and to not only teach others about my culture, but to also learn about others’ cultures.
What advice do you have for international students? Be open minded at all times. Going to college abroad is a great opportunity and you should take full advantage of it.