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Final Product

Finishing the final copy of my research paper has been such a weight off my shoulders and checking it off of my To Do list was very satisfying. As I go into finals week it’s nice to know that for … Continue reading

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Project Limitations and Going Forward

Researching the cost of going to law school this semester has been really eye opening for me, since applying to schools and deciding whether or not to attend will be such a big part of my life for the next … Continue reading

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Research Presentation

I feel very relieved after presenting my research to the class and only needing to worry about submitting my final paper on time. I felt that my presentation went well overall with a few minor improvements that could have been made. I … Continue reading

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The Rough Draft

Being out of town this weekend and largely having no access to my computer was very stressful knowing the rough draft of the final paper is due today. That being said, even without my Empirical Analysis I feel like the parts … Continue reading

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Beginning the writing process

Now that I have almost finished compiling my data, I have not only realized how much data there is to analyze but how soon I need to pull together everything I have into a rough draft for the final paper. … Continue reading

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Research Proposal and Onward

I’m very excited my proposal was accepted and that I can move on to compiling data and actually writing this paper. The data portion is slightly daunting because the three sources I will be drawing from need to be consolidated, … Continue reading

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Theoretical Model

I decided to use cost-benefit analysis for my research project because it will be the easiest way to determine if attending law school is worth the price or not. The costs I intend to analyze include the price of law … Continue reading

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Still working on data

I’ve really enjoyed reading the articles I will be citing for my paper, but I’m still working on finding a data source that will be helpful in evaluating my hypothesis. Hopefully before the end of Spring Break I will be … Continue reading

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Theory

I was having a hard time figuring out what theory could be applied to my research topic, but I found an older post about looking in my old principles textbooks because the more basic theories are the only ones we … Continue reading

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Hammering out the details

I’m pretty set on my topic, the economics of attending law school, but have been having trouble really deciding what angle to come at the problem from. I’m not sure how much I want to focus on the recovery from … Continue reading

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