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John V.

Tour Guides and Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Class of 2023

Hometown: Newport News, VA

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minor: Mathematics


Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Linear Algebra. The course content is so useful later on, in any type of STEM class.

How has UMBC helped you grow?

UMBC has changed how I study, and how I approach difficult classes. I’m a much better student than I was in high school.

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

Kabab Hut. 10/10 Tandoori Chicken.

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

How to get more involved and connected with my major.

I'm passionate about...

Basketball Films/Film History

I'm involved with...

Club Wrestling
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