Senior Profile: Matt Scott

Matt Scott. (Photo courtesy of Matt Scott).Matt Scott. (Photo courtesy of Matt Scott).

What is your major and minor? What other academic programs were you a part of?

Chemistry major with a specialization in biochemistry, biology minor.

What organizations were you a part of at McDaniel? What positions did you hold?

The Honors program, Gamma Sigma Epsilon (chemistry honor society), Green Life, and Swing and Ballroom Dance club.

Did you enjoy your time at McDaniel? How?

I enjoyed my time at McDaniel very much, both because of amazing professors and finding lifelong friends.

Who do you think was/is your best mentor?

Dr. Ferraris and Dr. Craig.

What is your best memory at McDaniel?

I can’t decide, but I’ve definitely had a lot of good ones.

What are some of the challenges you encountered and how did you overcome them?

Procrastination. Creating a schedule and a daily routine helped me overcome this.

What are your plans for after graduation?

Taking a gap year to work and then apply to dental school.

What would you tell yourself as a first-year at McDaniel?

The GTP events and trips are pretty cool. You should go to them.

Is there anything else you’d like to share with the McDaniel community?

Four years may seem like a long time, but it flies by. Cherish the rest of your time on the Hill.