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Karla M.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

She/her/hers

Class of 2022

Hometown: Odenton, MD

Major: Modern Languages & Linguistics

Concentration: Applied Linguistics

Secondary Major: Biological Sciences


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

to get more involved in clubs and activities on campus. It can provide a good balance in your college career.

My most memorable UMBC experience was...

attending Involvement Fest at the beginning of every semester. There are so many clubs to choose from and Involvement Fest is a good way to get connected to them.

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

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

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

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

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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