Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Class of 2021
Hometown: Catonsville, MD
Secondary Major: Psychology
during my freshman year, the Homecoming Carnival fell on my birthday, so my friend and I collectively played over 600 games of cornhole to have enough tickets to win me a pair of nice headphones.
is the sense of community on campus is the most important factor in choosing a college. I have felt like a part of UMBC's community since my first campus visit, and I absolutely love it.
UMBC has helped push me ot of my comfort zone in many ways. I attended a week-long leadership retreat my freshman year, and it did wonders for my confidence.
get to know your professors. The classes I've enjoyed the most have been those where I've developed a good relationship with the professor.