Zari M.

Team Member at Towson University

Class of 2020

Hometown: Frederick, MD

Major: Biology

Concentration: Cellular and Molecular

Minor: Music Performance/MB3 (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics)

Where is your favorite place on campus?

Center for the Arts

Why did you choose Towson University?

My mom always said that when searching for the right school for undergrad, I would walk on the campus and "just know". I looked at a lot of different schools during high school, and I never really got that feeling, where I "just knew". That is until I toured Towson. I had a feeling that Towson might be the one, but when I visited campus, as my mom said, I "just knew", and I never looked back. Specific things that drew me to Towson were the marching band, Honors College, and a bridge program called Towson Opportunities in STEM.

What advice would you give a prospective student?

Explore yourself, use your resources, focus and refine your passions, listen to your heart.

What do you love most about Towson University?

It really is true that Towson is a large campus with a small campus feel. They say that in the informational videos for all schools, so prospective students may start to take that statement with a grain of salt. However, I feel like that statement truly epitomizes the close-knit nature of the Towson community. While I'm able to be independent, I also have the pleasure of seeing a familiar face almost everywhere I go on campus.

I'm passionate about...

Education Mental Health Science Music

I'm involved with...

Undergraduate Research Healthy Minds Peer Educators Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity Honors College Leadership Council Women in Science Club Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society Towson Opportunities in STEM Marching Band
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