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By • May 5th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I defended my thesis! Successfully! This will be my last post, but I’m so happy that I managed to earn my honors; I put in a lot of time and effort. Thank you, in particular, to my advisor Prof. Vance, and to my parents for putting up with their sleep deprived son these last few…
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The final hurdle

By • May 4th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello again, It’s extremely refreshing to have the honors thesis complete! But I can’t settle down yet, I’ve still got my thesis defense tomorrow. I’m so nervous! But regardless of how it turns out, I suppose I’m still proud of the work that I accomplished; I’ve never written anything of this scale before. Seriously, this…
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March Update

By • Mar 30th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

March has seen a huge amount of progress, and things are close to wrapping up. I have semi-final versions of 3 chapters now, and the end is in sight! I’m still stressed out like crazy, but it’s a productive stress. Well, congrats to everyone else working their thesis, we probably only have a post or two…
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February Update

By • Feb 29th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello folks, It’s the end of February, and I thought it would be a good idea to check in with everyone. Ths month has been full of ups and downs as I try to juggle everything, and I’d be lying if I said I’m not a bit stressed out. But I’m not giving up! I’ve got 3 chapters…
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January Update

By • Jan 26th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello again! I’ve been quite productive since my last post, with my first two chapters complete! Well, technically still rough drafts, I suppose, but contentwise they are off my mind. It definitely feels good to have some real progress, and hopefully this momentum will continue. Coming up pretty soon is the honors colloquium, in which…
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Winter Update

By • Dec 31st, 2015 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

With 2015 on its way out, I just thought I’d check in again with everyone. Finals have been completed, much to my relief, and winter break has presented me an excellent opportunity to work on my thesis. I’ve talked with my advisor recently, and we’ve set a number of deadlines for the coming semester, which should…
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October Update

By • Nov 5th, 2015 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello again everyone, I’m sending this out a bit late for October, but that’s result of one heck of a busy week. That’s certainly been a big theme lately; time management. This semester has been my most active one at William and Mary to date. The classes themselves, however, are constant sources of inspiration for…
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September update!

By • Oct 2nd, 2015 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Now that September has come to a close, I have plenty to share with you all. Firstly, I recently returned from the Summer Research Showcase. I was very impressed with the projects the others had made, and enjoyed sharing my own work as well. There were plenty who shared my interests in Psychology, and it…
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August Update! Heading back to campus.

By • Aug 20th, 2015 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello again! Time for another brief update on how my thesis is coming along! You may have noticed that I decided to post on my blog a bit earlier in the month this time. This is because I thought I should let you all know that, with my senior semester beginning, I will be working…
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July Update

By • Jul 30th, 2015 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello again everyone! I’ve had a very active month of research and writing. So far I’ve been doing a lot of reading and, as one does in philosophy, pondering. Anytime I come up with something useful, I write it down in my composition book; I’m gathering quite a bit that I plan on working into…
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