Ryan G.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Class of 2023

Hometown: Bethesda, MD

Major: History

Secondary Major: Political Science

During my first semester, I wish I would have known...

there are a lot of resources on campus meant to help students succeed. The writing center, tutoring center, and peer study groups all help students to succeed, and I wish I had used these resources in my first semester.

Fun Fact

Charle Chaplin once entered a Charle Chaplin look-alike contest. He came in 20th place and the judge even wrote a letter calling him a terrible look alike.

Favorite Spot on Campus

Next to the library, there's a large pond and I love sitting at the benches and listening to my favorite music.

My UMBC hack is...

in the library, there's an Einstein Bagels which is open every day of the week and weekend. If you're a morning person, you can use your meal plan to get a bagel and coffee and then study at the nearby tables.

I'm passionate about...

Video Games Photography Taekwondo Going to the gym

I'm involved with...

Model United Nations Tour Guide Taekwondo Club Photography Club
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