Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Class of 2022
Hometown: Eldersburg, MD
Concentration: Marine Biology
Secondary Major: Individualized Studies (INDS)
is to try new things!! You don't really know if you'll like something until you experience it. Plus it's better to take the risk and maybe find a new passion or meet new friends.
I want to study sharks and they're one of my favorite animals, but if I could be any animal then I'd be an otter!
Dr. Freeland! He's my Individualized Studies (INDS) advisor and is someone who really understands where I want to go and pushes me to get there and beyond, but creatively and in my own way.
of our strong reputation as a STEM and research university. When I was looking for schools, I knew I wanted to either do research or become a doctor and a school with a reputation like UMBC's was a natural choice. Also, I'm a middle child and my parents liked the cost after in-state tuition since they have two other out of state tuitions to pay.