Jillian C.

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Class of 2027

Hometown: Sykesville, MD

Major: Graphic Design

Minor: Entrepreneurship

I chose UMBC because...

I chose UMBC because of the amazing opportunities provided by the university. For example, there are tons of amazing opportunities for new experiences and learning through the Linehan Scholars Program. Things like study abroad, research grant, and internship opportunities are also an incredible aspect of UMBC.

How has UMBC helped you grow?

I have made truly amazing connections with both fellow students and staff at UMBC. This exposure to so many accomplished people has really diversified a lot of my knowledge and social experiences. Plus academic opportunities and my courses have been incredibly fascinating and helpful.

Favorite Spot on Campus

The Commons! I love spending time studying, hanging out with friends, and grabbing food at the commons. I love how many options there are! Plus I love how many different spots there are to study in.

My advice to prospective students...

Keep yourself open to opportunities and new experiences. College is what you make of it, so remember that you truly can thrive anywhere. Keep in mind the community you want in college, and find a school where you feel truly supported and welcomed.

I'm passionate about...

Reading Working Out Hiking and the Outdoors Drawing Painting Design

I'm involved with...

Design Club Linehan Scholar
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