Ian A.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Class of 2023

Hometown: Bear, DE

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BIOC)

Secondary Major: Health Administration and Public Policy (HAPP)

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

OCA Mocha!

I chose UMBC because...

it felt right, like everything had fallen into place.

My advice to prospective students...

is think about your priorities, who you are, and who you would like to be, yet remember that college is supposed be filled with experiences of growth and discovery.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

ENGL 321 with Professor Elaine MacDougall."An Internship in Writing Tutoring." It was about understanding and supporting students in writing, and was taught by the director of the Writing Center, who exemplifies understanding and support.

I'm passionate about...

Walking Conversation Writing Art Music Expression connection Public Health

I'm involved with...

Greek Life (Social) Writing Center Tutor Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation (Grit Guide) Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program Honors College
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