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!


 

  • Ngor
    Ngor Majak Anyieth, Class of 2018
    Science Pre-Professional
    Education, School and Society Minor
    Citizenship: South Sudan
    High School: South Africa
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  • Andreabahaiasiman
    Andrea Bahaia Siman, Class of 2019 
    Business Analytics and Psychology
    Citizenship: El Salvador
    High School: El Salvador 
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  • Mark
    Mark Betita, Class of 2018
    Accounting, Sociology
    Business Economics Minor
    Citizenship: Canada/Philippines
    High School: Canada
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  • Lauren
    Lauren Boutros, Class of 2019
    Political Science, Design 
    Citizenship: Lebanon/United States
    High School: Lebanon
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  • Christian
    Christian Brunner-Lopez, Class of 2019
    Finance
    European Studies Minor

    Citizenship: Spain/Austria
    High School: Canada
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  • Karinachamorro
    Karina Chamorro, Class of 2018
    Political Science, Peace Studies
    Business Economics Minor
    Citizenship: Nicaragua
    High School: Nicaragua
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  • Valentine
    Valentine Henry de Frahan, Class of 2018
    Biochemistry
    Citizenship: Belgium/United States
    High School: Belgium
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  • Javier
    Javier De Ona, Class of 2018
    Finance, Economics
    Citizenship: Costa Rica
    High School: Costa Rica
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  • Isabella Di Bono
    Isabella Di Bono, Class of 2020
    Studio Art
    Citizenship: Honduras
    High School: Honduras  
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  • Maralarge
    Mara Diego, Class of 2020
    Economics and French
    Citizenship: Filipino
    High School: Philippines 
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  • Roberto Elosua Gomez
    Roberto Elosua Gomez, Class of 2019
    Finance and Statistics
    Citizenship: Mexico 
    High School: Mexico
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  • Melissa
    Melissa Escoffery, Class of 2018
    Psychology, Sociology
    Citizenship: Panama
    High School: Panama
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  • Henrilarge
    Henri Edouard François, Class of 2020
    Computer Science 
    Citizenship: Haiti
    High School: Haiti 
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  • Benedikt
    Benedikt Graf, Class of 2020
    Economics 
    Citizenship: Austria
    High School: Austria  
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  • Annie Han
    Annie Han, Class of 2020
    Biology and Music Performance
    Citizenship: South Korea
    High School: South Korea 
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  • Yanjia
    Yanjia Jin, Class of 2019
    Architecture
    Citizenship: China
    High School: China
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  • Rafael
    Rafael Lacayo, Class of 2018
    Finance, Economics
    Citizenship: Nicaragua/United States
    High School: Nicaragua
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  • Tamima
    Tamima Levinsohn Mourad, Class of 2020
    Psychology and Spanish, minor in Education, Schooling, and Society
    Citizenship: Brazil
    High School: Brazil 
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  • Yutong
    Yutong Liu, Class of 2019
    Biological Sciences
    Citizenship: China
    High School: China
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  • Sebastianmunoz
    Sebastián Muñoz Dispa, Class of 2019
    Marketing
    Citizenship: Mexico
    High School: El Salvador
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  • Daniela
    Daniela Narimatsu, Class of 2018
    IT Management, Political Science
    Citizenship: Brazil
    High School: Brazil
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  • Camille Pierre, Class of 2019 
    Biochemistry and Program of Liberal Studies
    Citizenship: Canada/United States 
    High School: Canada 
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  • Mariana
    Mariana Queiroz Miranda, Class of 2020
    Business Analytics and Economics
    Citizenship: Brazil
    High School: Brazil 
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  • Ahana Sood
    Ahana Sood, Class of 2021 
    Management/Entrepreneurship 
    Citizenship: India
    High School: India  
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  • Nicolas
    Nicolas Stolz, Class of 2018
    Finance
    Entrepreneurship Minor

    Citizenship: United Kingdom/United States
    High School: England
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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
    Dongyi Xia, Class of 2018
    Business, Economics
    Citizenship: China
    High School: China
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  • Regina
    Regina Zavala, Class of 2020
    Finance and Economics
    Citizenship: Mexico
    High School: Mexico
    Learn More →

Admissions Staff Blog

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


New Essay Questions are Here! Write it Down...in 175 Words

Author: Courtney Kelly

Courtney KellyAdmissions Counselor Courtney Kelly

The Notre Dame short answer prompts are here and we’re looking forward to reading your answers. 

In honor of our 175th anniversary, we are recommending a word count of 175. For us, it is a way to celebrate how far Notre Dame has come; for you it is a challenge. It is much more difficult to have an impact in 175 words than it is in a five-page paper—show us your ability to wow 

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Finding a College That Fits You

Author: Eileen Zander

I would give anything to be in your shoes right now. Or more accurately, to have the privilege, the opportunity, and the challenge of trying on a variety of pairs (colleges) to see which one fits the best.

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The Waiting List

Author: Jordan Schank

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For the vast majority of the 19,500 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.…

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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 this month, 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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Advice to Applicants Who Received Deferred Decisions

Author: Enrollment Division Communications

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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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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