Faith Z.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Class of 2022

Hometown: Marriottsville, MD

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Minor: Psychology

I chose UMBC because...

it is close to home and financially affordable.

My most memorable UMBC experience was...

the summer leading up to the start of my freshman year, I attended the commuter retreat and I met one of my closest friends. Also, the UMBC students that were leading the retreat were incredibly welcoming and genuine. It left a very large impression on me and it allowed me to gain more confidence about shaping my college experience into a positive and successful one.

Favorite Spot on Campus

The library pond is one of my favorite places to sit and relax when it is nice and sunny outside when I have some time free time.

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

Pho Saigon is one of my favorites. They even give a discount to UMBC students (on a certain day) when you show your student ID.

I'm passionate about...

genetics Toxicology
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