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Student Jobs With Fighting Irish Media

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Fighting Irish Media (FIM) student workers receive real-world work experience in areas including live event production, feature writing, recap writing, social media, graphic design, and statistical analysis.

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Checking Your Registration Status and Holds in DART

Students will use DART to register for Fall 2018.

The DART Application

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To check your registration status, holds, and time ticket, log into insideND and search “registration.” The icon “DART Registration- Status and Holds” will appear in the search results. Click on the icon to continue.…

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A Day in the Life -- Pat

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Introducing a new series! Follow Patrick Johnson '21 through a day in the life of a first-year student, starting his day at 10 AM and ending it at 4 AM. 

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Drawn From Life: Keon

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Keon, a class of 2017 alum, tells his stories of struggles and successes as a biology pre-med intent. 

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Good Stuff to Do: Le Café Français

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Bienvenue, mes amis! As Charles the Great, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, said, “To have another language is to possess a second soul.” Neurologists, language instructors, and bilinguists all agree that the best method in facilitating fluency in any tongue is through constant practice. So then, why not practice your French-speaking abilities with friends and classmates over some pains au chocolat?…

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The Neuroscience of Effective Study

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Everyone knows that effective study skills are crucial to a successful college experience, but finding ways to study that work can be difficult. Professor Nancy Michael, shares her perspective on the what really works when it comes to studying.

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Top 3 Lecture Hacks

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As a first-year student, regardless of major, you are bound to take lecture classes. In lecture classes, professors present course material to large audiences of students. Although it may seem fairly straightforward, with a large class comes new opportunities and new challenges.

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Advising Attuned to the Music of the Soul

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Dr. Rufus Burnett joined the First Year of Studies advising faculty in August 2016. He and first-year students interested in the blues host the First Year Blues Review, a radio program on WSND 88.9 FM, every Monday from 10:00 PM to midnight.

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Introduction to Critical Thinking Through Intro to Psych

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With 15 years of experience teaching first-year students, he has valuable insight into how new undergraduate students should approach their education at Notre Dame. Although PSY 10000 is a survey of the basic principles of psychology, Prof. Venter hopes the course will be relevant to his students many years in the future.

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Drawn From Life: Daara

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Daara, a class of 2017 alum, talks about his successes and failures throughout his journey to find a job. 

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Top 3 Stress Relievers

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As the first round of exams approaches, it is normal to feel stressed and overwhelmed. Here are a few tips from Jenna Gehl Jones at the McWell Center to stay healthy— mentally and physically!

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