Get to Know Your Counselor:
Mary de Villiers

International Admissions Program Director
Area: International: Asia (excluding Taiwan), Canada, India, Middle East, Oceania, Turkey

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Alton, IL

Alma mater and Major:

University of Missouri, Journalism;
Loyola University Chicago, Higher Education (M.Ed.)

Favorite Notre Dame tradition:

The "Play Like a Champion Today" sign

Favorite place on campus:

The trails around Saint Mary's and Saint Joseph's lakes

Favorite South Bend hangout:

Brothers Grill in Eddy Street Commons

Favorite book, movie, and song:

Book: South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami. Movie: The Social Network. Song: “Let it Be Me” by The Indigo Girls.

The top three items on your bucket list:

Hike the Camino de Santiago. Go to a Rolling Stones concert. Be brave enough to taste a durian.

Words to live by:

"Go forth and set the world on fire." - St. Ignatius of Loyola