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Sidney J.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

She/her/hers

Class of 2022

Hometown: Mount Airy, MD

Major: Political Science

Secondary Major: Economics


I chose UMBC because...

The size and academic resources! To me, the campus is the perfect size. Everything is not a far walk but there is always something new to see. At UMBC the faculty truly want to help. I reached out to faculty before I was a student here and they went out of their way to help me! Now as a student here, they are just as eager to help.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

My favorite class is Introduction to Constitutional Law with Jeffrey Davis! Everyone actively participates in class and it leads to very interesting debates!

My most memorable UMBC experience was...

Welcome week! It gave me a chance to meet some of my best friends and explore umbc.

What makes UMBC home?

The campus! To me it's the perfect size, you'll always run into people you know but there's always a chance to meet new people!

I'm passionate about...

Research Political Activism Data Analysis Nonprofit Leadership Economics Political Science

I'm involved with...

First Year Ambassador Living Learning Communities SGA (Student Government Association)
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