Karla M.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Class of 2022

Hometown: Odenton, MD

Major: Modern Languages & Linguistics

Concentration: Applied Linguistics

Secondary Major: Biological Sciences

Favorite Spot on Campus

The desks in the Math & Psychology building. They make a very good study spot and they are usually very quiet so I'm able to concentrate on my schoolwork.

My advice to prospective students...

is to take electives that match your interests! You are more likely to perform well in them and you can learn more about a topic you're passionate about.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

MLL 230: World Language Communities. I found it interesting how different multilingual countries treat multiple languages.

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

OCA Mocha, a coffee shop in Arbutus that was recently opened by UMBC alumni!

I'm passionate about...

Speech Language Pathology National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Foreign Culture Learning New Languages Crafting

I'm involved with...

Welcome Week Leader (Woolie) Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation (Grit Guide) Hispanic Latino Student Union Biology Council of Majors
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