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The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University

The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University.
The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University

The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University.

The Lab Life Season 2 Episode 8: Defending an Honors Thesis

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Many undergraduate researchers at Vanderbilt strive to defend an Honors Thesis, one of the most prestigious undergraduate academic achievements. In this season finale episode, host Richard Song sits down with graduating senior Tucker Apgar, who recently defended an Honors Thesis in Biochemistry. They discuss the steps behind obtaining an Honors Thesis from solidifying a project with your mentor to writing a 25+ page research report to defending your thesis in front of a committee. They also talk about who should aim to pursue an Honors Thesis as well as how it may help your future career, regardless of your career plans.

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Richard Song, Former Staff Podcaster
Richard Song ('25) is from Herndon, Va., and is majoring in computer science and applied mathematics in the School of Engineering. His passion for podcasting stemmed from videography! Before joining The Hustler, he produced podcasts for My Commons Life. You can reach him at [email protected].
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