Every spring when incoming college freshmen are invited to join College Park Scholars, we receive questions from prospective students and parents, asking for clarification on various aspects of our program. Here, we’ve gathered the four most frequently asked questions (FAQs) to aid you in your college decision-making process.
Everyone’s college decision process is different. Here are some examples of Scholars students who chose the University of Maryland (UMD) for distinctly different reasons.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Major: Public policy
Scholars program: Justice and Legal Thought
How, exactly, does someone go from playing professional basketball in Ibiza to researching crisis informatics at the University of Washington? According to Dr. Kate Starbird, the answer is less about a single decision, and more about the hundreds of tiny decisions that help us all find our paths.