Bye Bye Brackenridge

I definitely learned a lot over this Fellowship, not only about research and my project topic, but also about myself. Research was not the biggest part of my project, but it was big enough that my experiences with it changed my perspective. I thought research was going to be a lot easier than it actually…

Never Eat Alone?

After looking through the alums in the group, I decided to connect with a man named Myron. He seemed like the perfect person to talk to because his main mode of work is the type of work I want to be doing in the future: music education. I asked him about his life as a…

Communication is Key

I think needing to do the research purpose and significance statements were great things to do early on in this project. It forced me to solidify exactly what my project is about, and now I have a clear list of what needs to be done in the coming weeks. It can be so easy with…

Quantitative vs. Qualitative – A Cohort Review

There are a lot of things that I hope to learn through this program that both do and do not relate to my project. The quote, “Good artists copy great artists steal” can be applied here, especially with research. There are so many different projects (lab related science, literature review, gender studies, historical, etc.) that…