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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


My advice to prospective students...

Never be afraid to take new opportunities even when it seems scary. During the process remember to trust your strength!

I chose UMBC because...

It's close to home, a good distance to stay connected with my family

What makes UMBC home?

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

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

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

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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