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Maria Q.

Tour Guides and Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

She/her/hers

Class of 2025

Hometown: Clarksburg, MD

Major: Psychology

Concentration: Biopsychology

Minor: Philosophy


Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

My favorite restaurant is IHOP- Waffles and Chicken with a milkshake is my go-to at anytime

What makes UMBC home?

UMBC is home, because I feel supported, and friendly individuals around me are willing to help

How has UMBC helped you grow?

Giving me opportunities to voice out my opinions slowly. By sharing my stories, listening to others, and expressing my human self.Through leadership positions like becoming a teaching assistant for first-year students and an academic peer advocate

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

To reach out for help faster through academic success center tutoring, and attend office hours more often

I'm passionate about...

Nature - Hiking Biking Poetry and Writing Journaling/writing Kickboxing Latin dancing Zumba Conversations

I'm involved with...

Hispanic Latino Student Union InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Latin Dance Team YoungLife Undergraduate Research Assistant Society of Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics Native Americans in Science
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