Maria Q.

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


Class of 2025

Hometown: Clarksburg, MD

Major: Psychology

Concentration: Biopsychology

Minor: Philosophy

I chose UMBC because...

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

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Dr. Beatriz Lauman for Math 290. Encouraged me to persist and trust my abilities. I had heartfelt conversations about my resilience

My most memorable UMBC experience was...

Fall Homecoming Carnivals

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'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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