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Julia Martirano

Senior Peer Leader, USC



Hometown: Smithsburg, Maryland


Major(s):Mechanical Engineering


Graduation month/year: May 2018


Favorite spot on campus: The fountain at Thomas Cooper Library


Campus/community involvement: Off Off Broadway Choreographer, McNair Junior Fellows Research Program, Golden Key International Honor Society, and Capstone Scholar


Best part of your Peer Leader experience: Having many of my "undecided" students discover majors and future careers that they are passionate about pursuing.


Most impactful part of your Peer Leader experience: Developing a community of peers dedicated to making USC a brighter place.


Piece of advice for new Peer Leaders: You won't always have the right answer. Trust that you have an amazing team supporting you every step of the way.


Piece of advice for new USC students: Learn to let go of things that no longer serve you, grow you, or make you happy.