Yanjia Jin

What is your favorite campus tradition? Students stand for the entire game andraise each other in the air for push-ups after every Notre Dame touchdown

What is your favorite spot on campus? The shiny Basilica of the Sacred Heart

What is your best Notre Dame memory? Singing “Notre Dame, Our Mother” after football games.

What is your favorite Dining Hall Meal? Waffle and Ice cream

What is your favorite thing about dorm life? Big/Little Sisters

What clubs/activities are you involved in? Celebration Choir, Language Partner Program, Chinese Cultural Society, Asian Allure

What made you choose Notre Dame? Rome Studies Program for junior architecture students

What is your favorite part about being an international student at Notre Dame? I joined the Family Friendship Program through International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA).  I like being welcomed by the local host families.

How did you adjust to life on campus? By talking to upperclassmen and my Resident Assistant (RA)

How do you celebrate your culture/heritage at ND? Enjoying performances like Asian Allure and Spring Festival

What advice do you have for international students? Get involved in the ND family, don’t be afraid to ask questions, and enjoy American life!