Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Gender relations are a bit strained at times and it can be a bit difficult to make friends with members of the opposite sex (especially if you are in a major without a lot of guys). This does not change my resolve that ND is the best university ever.
ND football was a great (although heartbreaking at times) experience even during the years before our recent football championship run. The campus is flooded with fans and alumni starting every Friday of the football weekends and there are a whole series of related traditions.
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Advice for students:
I appealed my financial aid through writing a letter with my parents explaining our unique financial situation and the financial aid office increased my scholarship support! I demonstrated that I was committed to Notre Dame but needed a little extra help to make it happen.