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

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

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

My UMBC hack is...

To get brunch at the administration building- best coffee and cafe spot!

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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