Joshua L.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Class of 2021

Hometown: Waldorf, MD

Major: Chemistry

Minor: Biology

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

how easy it is to talk to professors. My first semester is the only semester that I didn't talk to at least one of my professors on a regular basis

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Organic Chemistry. Even though it was hard I really felt like I learned a lot. Dr. Gierasch was really engaging and helpful.

How has UMBC helped you grow?

Getting involved on camps with jobs and clubs has helped me to work with so many different people and get to know different perspectives and learn from them.

What makes UMBC home?

The people. I have made most of my closest friends on campus.

I'm passionate about...

Forensic Science Magic Listening to Music Chemistry Research

I'm involved with...

Undergraduate Research Residential Assistant Retriver Music Society
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