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

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

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

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

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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