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.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Abnormal Psychology. It was an incredibly interesting course that went over different types of psychological disorders. Also, the professor had worked in the field for many years before coming to teach. She could give real scenarios and was passionate about the course.

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

there is an abundance of resources like tutoring, IT help, counseling, and the Career Center.

What makes UMBC home?

All the faculty and staff I have had the pleasure of interacting with have an incredible point of view on UMBC and spirit. The student body is very diverse which has open my mind to all types of people and I have enjoyed meeting new people that have different backgrounds than myself.

I'm passionate about...

genetics Toxicology
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