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Sydney K.

Visual and Performing Arts Grit Guide and Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Class of 2023

Hometown: Elkridge, MD

Major: History

Secondary Major: Print Media

Minor: Ancient Studies


I chose UMBC because...

I live close to the campus and was able to commute.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

The History of Medicine with Dr. Chapin. I enjoyed how even though it was a History course, the class was filled with people from majors such as Biology and Computer Science. Sharing a class with students of other majors helped to see other perspectives about History.

Fun Fact

I once tried to feed a llama at a nature preserve and the llama stole my entire feed bag.

During my first semester, I wish I would have known...

to go to my professors' office hours. Our professors are here to help and office hours are not only a great way to get extra help in a class, but also a great way to get know your professors.

I'm passionate about...

Drawing & Painting Arts and Crafts

I'm involved with...

Musical Theater Club
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