Sonia P.

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


Class of 2026

Hometown: Maryland

Major: Visual Arts

Concentration: Intermedia

How has UMBC helped you grow?

UMBC has made me a much more well-rounded student than I ever expected! I'm a Graphic Design major, and the interdisciplinary class options have allowed me to explore subjects outside of my major that aren't necessarily offered at exclusively arts schools.

My advice to prospective students...

Reach out to your professors and advisors about opportunities inside this school and outside of it! So many options are available to you here, and the faculty are a great resource to find out about them.

Favorite Local Shop or Restaurant

I love Taste Tea, the boba place near campus! It's walking distance, but it's also accessible by the UMBC bus. It's honestly my favorite boba place ever.

My UMBC hack is...

Join student orgs! It's so cool to get involved and organize events on campus. In that same vein: go to events on campus! Especially the Dog Collar Improv shows.

I'm passionate about...

Painting Art Fine Art Design Film and Photography Improv Graphic Design

I'm involved with...

Improv Team
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