Aside from covering my rent and groceries this summer, I initially set aside money for travel and expenses that would be involved in finding and compensating people to interview. Since that didn’t happen (see my last post), I used a large chunk of that funding for something of similar value and utility to my goals: […]
Summer Summary I began the summer hoping to research the economics of undergraduate major decisions, make and administer a pre-survey, create a larger survey and build the sample for it, and then administer this to students at William & Mary. I did not accomplish everything I set out to do, but I was able to […]
Progress Report In this blog post, I will discuss how I will be gathering the sample for my final survey. I had originally intended to select my population and administer my survey much earlier. Unfortunately, I was waiting (and waiting) on IRB approval. The chair of this process switched and I did not hear […]
Follow this summer’s projects through recent posts or read about previous projects (2010-1013) in the archives.
Over the course of the summer these students will blog about their research, sharing the highs and lows of designing, researching, and carrying out an independent scholarly project with each other and the world.
This summer Upperclass Monroe Scholars at the College of William and Mary will spend seven weeks working on research projects across a variety of disciplines.