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!

My most memorable UMBC experience was...

Scholar Selection Day as a prospective student during my senior year of high school. Going through the campus and hearing Dr. Hrabowski's signature speech truly invigorated me to continue my path and go to UMBC.

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

how much responsibility I would have when it came to myself and my studies.

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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