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Mlaika M.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Class of 2022

Hometown: Punjab, Pakistan

Major: Biology

Concentration: Premed


My advice to prospective students...

is to never give up! You will have your own unique trials along the way but just keep moving because it will be worth it at the end. It's all about the time and effort you put in. But don't forget to have fun along the process!

Fun Fact

I am the first person in all the generations of my family to be Pre-Med in hopes of becoming a doctor.

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

Chick Fil A! It's a life saver right after you finish a long exam!

I chose UMBC because...

it is easy for me to commute and I had always heard good comments from my friends who attended previously.

I'm passionate about...

Writing. Communicating. Caring. Cooking/Baking Working With Animals

I'm involved with...

Mentorship Outreach PreMed Society UNICEF Club
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