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Vanessa o.

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She/her/hers

Class of 2027

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

Major: Public Health

Secondary Major: Pre-Dental Hygiene Track


How has UMBC helped you grow?

UMBC has helped me feel more comfortable to ask questions when I don't understand something.

Fun Fact

Humans can't walk in a straight line with their eyes closed.

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

that every student is just as willing as you are to make new friends. Build courage and sit next to someone or start a conversation. Friends don't always come to you, you have to go find them too.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Fall semester of 2023, I took PBHL 100 with Professor Katie Birger. I love her so much. She makes her class entertaining and all of her exams are open notes. She also is willing to go past her office hours time to explain anything you're confused about. This is great to be a part of especially if you're an incoming freshman.

I'm passionate about...

Bible Study Worship Leader playing the guitar Pleasure Reading Cooking Fellowship

I'm involved with...

100% Triumph Campus Ministry
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