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Maria H.

Tour Guides and Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Class of 2026

Hometown: Eldersburg, MD

Major: Social Work

Secondary Major: Psychology


Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Professor Marcela Mellinger. She is my favorite professor as she pushed me to work harder than any other teacher has. I produced my best work in her class due to her amazing teaching and encouragement. If you ever have the opportunity too take her for SOWK 360 please do!

My UMBC hack is...

to make sure you give yourself time to take care of yourself and invest time into your interests!

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

One of my favorite local restaurants is The Atlantic on Frederick Rd. It is only a few minutes drive off campus and has some of the best food you will ever have!

What makes UMBC home?

The people on campus! Everyone is so nice and welcoming, you are sure to feel right at home when talking to fellow students!

I'm passionate about...

Crafting scrapbooking Crocheting! Video Gaming Singing Social Work Psychology Drinking Coffee

I'm involved with...

Peer Mentor
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