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University of Notre Dame Presents Meaningful Gift to Mark Shriver, Son of Laetare Medal Recipients and Save the Children Action Network President

Author: Shannon Rooney

Mark Shriver and Bob Mundy

The annual membership meeting of the National Catholic College Admission Association (National CCAA), held in Boston on September 14, 2017, provided the occasion for a meaningful gift presentation. University of Notre Dame Director of Admissions and current National CCAA President Bob Mundy presented a gift on behalf of the Association and the University to the meeting’s keynote speaker Mark Shriver.…

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Meet the Notre Dame Class of 2019

Author: Enrollment Division Communications

This fall approximately 2,015 members of Notre Dame’s newest class will be arriving on campus. They were selected from a record pool of 18,157 applicants. Academically, the median incoming first-year student is in the top one percent of the nation in either high school performance and/or on national testing and have exceptional records of leadership and service.

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Notre Dame Admits Record Class in Academic Profile and Personal Attributes

Author: Don Bishop

As of March 28, 2015, the University of Notre Dame has admitted 3,577 students out of a total pool of 18,156 applicants. These admitted students attend 2,036 high schools across the globe. In addition, another 800 are expected to remain active on the waitlist. The University expects to enroll a first-year class of 2,010 students.

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Notre Dame First-Year Applicants Interested in Majoring in Business

Author: Don Bishop

Students at Notre Dame are admitted to the University’s First Year of Studies, not to an individual school or college.  However, upon application to Notre Dame, all students are asked to make a non-binding indication of the college or school and specific major or discipline in which they intend to major.

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Notre Dame Restrictive Early Action Program for First-Year Applicants

Author: Don Bishop

Notre Dame’s Early Action program is designed to provide students with the freedom of choosing their college by May 1 (National Candidates’ Reply Date), but also enjoy the convenience of gaining an early evaluation from the Committee on Admissions at Notre Dame.

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Having Lunch with . . . Don Bishop

Author: Kerry Temple, Notre Dame Magazine

[From article originally published in Notre Dame Magazine, Autumn 2014, written by Kerry Temple]

My task is easy. Turn on the recorder, set it on the table and cue Don Bishop ’77 by posing occasional questions. He talks; I eat. As I finish my salad, I notice that Don’s sandwich is still untouched. It is past 1 in the afternoon. I have known Don since he was a young Notre Dame admissions counselor in the late 1970s, but I still feel bad he hasn’t taken a bite.…

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Class of 2018 arrives at Notre Dame

Author: Lesley Stevenson, The Observer

Notre Dame’s incoming class of 2018 comes to campus from the University’s highest-qualified applicant pool and reflects the Office of Undergraduate Admissions’ efforts to extend and personalize its recruitment process, according to Don Bishop, associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment.

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A More Qualified Pool than Ever Before

Author: Lesley Stevenson, The Observer

A record number of high-achieving applicants fought for admission to the University this year, illustrating Notre Dame’s increasing selectivity and marking this particular class as “a more qualified pool than ever before.”

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Notre Dame to Adjust Admission Practices for Prospective Business Undergraduates

Author: Office of Public Relations

In response to the growth of its undergraduate business school, the University of Notre Dame is adopting new admission practices for students interested in enrolling in the Mendoza College of Business.  The new policy, which will commence with the fall 2015 first-year class, will cap enrollment at 550 per graduating class.  …

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Notre Dame admits 1,960 Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2018 from a record 6,551 Early Action applicants

Author: Enrollment Division

The University of Notre Dame admitted 1,960 Early Action applicants who attended 1,240 different high schools in 46 states and 30 countries. The students were selected from a record number of 6,551 Early Action applicants. In addition, another 900 were deferred to the Regular Action admission process where they will receive another full evaluation for admission in March.

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Unveiling the New Enrollment Division

Author: Enrollment Division

Over the past year the Enrollment Division began to implement a reorganization strategy after completing the new OADI process. This reorganization is tiered over a three-year period, and the Division has just completed its first year.

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Meet the Class of 2017

Author: Enrollment Division

The freshman class of 2017 has shaped up to be one of the most diverse and academically richest classes in Notre Dame’s history.

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Pre-College Students Hit the Campus

Author: Enrollment Division

Summer Scholars hit the campus in July for two weeks of intensive academic, spiritual, and social growth opportunities and the chance to experience daily life as a Notre Dame student. 

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