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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 most memorable UMBC experience was...

meeting my beautiful friends and they have all become a family now!

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!

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

My favorite class is Organic 351. I would always underestimate myself because I heard it was a hard class. I used my own study strategies and was able to get an A. This taught me the lesson to always believe in yourself and ignore what others say, it's all about the time and effort you put in.

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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