April Updates: Thesis Defense and Recent Conference

Hi everyone! I will be defending my thesis this Thursday, on April 26. I’m excited to share my research with my friends and committee, but I’m also quite nervous. I will update you in my next blog post about how my defense went, but in this post, I want to talk about a conference I…
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March Updates: Exciting News!

Hello everyone! March has been a whirlwind. I am in the final stages of wrapping up my thesis. All that’s left to write is the discussion section and abstract. Other than that, I will just need to put together my figures, write up my references, and create my appendices (with my questionnaires and images). I…
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February Update: Results!

Hello everyone! February has gone by so quickly, and I’ve gotten a lot of work done for my thesis. Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to present my work at the Honors Research Colloquium. It served as great preparation for my upcoming defense in April and gave me the opportunity to practice communicating my…
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January update: Preparation for the Colloquium

I can’t believe it’s my last semester at William and Mary! I will definitely be making the most out of my last few months here. During the first week of classes, I began preparing for the Honors Colloquium, which will occur in mid-February. Since I have drafted my introduction and methods section of my paper,…
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December Update: Preparing for Data Analysis

Happy holidays, everyone! Since I will be on campus until the last day of finals, December 20, I’ve been able to get a good chunk of work on my thesis done. We concluded data collection for the semester on December 11. After the final participant, I was able to start downloading and organizing all of…
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