Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Class of 2021
Hometown: Clarksville, MD
Secondary Major: Modern Languages, Linguistics (French/Russian Specialization)
Professor Vira Zhdanovich from the Russian department. She is an amazing teacher and person.
that it's okay to feel nervous. College can seem intimidating, and it's often a big change. A lot of people are in or have been in the same boat. The most important thing to do is to have faith in yourself.
how much of a difference getting involved on campus can make. Participating in club events is not only a great way to make friends but also has been the source of some of my favorite memories.
UMBC students have our very own comfort dog, a sweet chocolate lab named Chip. You'll see her at school events or just out and about on the average day.