Consider Saint Mary's!
As a current sophomore, I still remember what it was like looking at colleges and trying to make the difficult decision of where I wanted to go. When my mom (who happens to be smcmom) came across the Saint Mary's College website and showed it to me, I thought that it would be worth a visit. Then again, it was an all-girls school and who would have ever thought I would consider that option after receiving an entire co-ed education my entire life. So we made the five-hour drive down during spring break of my junior year and as soon as we drove through campus I fell in love. Needless to say, my college search ended and I have never been happier for choosing to attend here.
It's a beautiful place that is set apart from the city of South Bend and really creates it's own community. Notre Dame is across the street and we are able to take advantage of many of the opportunities that they have to offer as a larger institution. However, more importantly, Saint Mary's can stand alone and off