Dain Kim

Dain Kim
Class of 2021
  • Major: Psychology/Statistics
  • Minor: Computing and Digital Technologies
  • Citizenship: South Korea
  • High School: South Korea
  • Contact: dkim30@nd.edu

What is your favorite campus tradition?

Football game push-ups and singing the Alma Mater at the end of each game! 

What is your favorite spot on campus?

The Grotto at night and the bench in front of the Dome on sunny days 

What is your best Notre Dame memory?

Welcome weekend, when I got to learn all the dorm traditions and meet my closest friends! 

What is your favorite Dining Hall Meal?

Stir Fry stations - both pasta and Asian stir fry

What is your favorite thing about dorm life?

Living with my closest friends and the community vibes 

What clubs/activities are you involved in?

Sleep, Memory, and Stress Lab, RecSports Center, Korean Students Association, Asian American Association, International Admissions Assistant, Farley Hall Council

What made you choose Notre Dame?

Welcoming atmosphere, academic strength, and beautiful campus

What is your favorite part about being an international student at Notre Dame?

People are always interested in hearing my stories back in Korea. 

How did you adjust to life on campus?

I met my closest friends in my dorm and branched out from there. KSA also helped me a lot to make other Korean friends too. 

How do you celebrate your culture/heritage at ND?

I participate in KSA events and share Korean food/snacks with my friends. 

What advice do you have for international students?

Try to step out of your comfort zone, and don't be afraid to talk to other people and make friends!