My Notre Dame Story: Three Times a Charm
| Duration 00:06:57 | Posted in by Mike Marchev


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Today’s episode features the effectiveness of “second effort.” Listen to how Mike gained acceptance to the University of Notre Dame with poor SAT scores and a poor class rank. After being officially rejected, Mike wrote three letters before receiving an invitation to join Notre Dames’ clas of ’71.This is a lesson worth internalizing although Mike elected not to attend for reasons beyond the scope of this post.

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Mike Marchev chose to take a circuitous route through the first 71-years of his life. His experiences, successes, failures and unwavering sense of humor qualify him as a guy worth listening to. Perhaps of more importance, he is a practicing practitioner you can actually learn something from.…

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