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Honors alum Grant Holyoak recently accepted a position as a political analyst for the U.S. Government Accountability Office, which researches existing and proposed policy and provides data on the public impact. His work in Honors and as an Undergraduate Research Fellow helped prepare him: “I felt very confident asserting that I was applying as an experienced, qualified researcher. It’s all paying off!”
Because of my contracts and thesis, I discovered what I'm passionate about and decided what career path I wanted to pursue.
Honors challenged me and helped me to work harder in my education. The Honors Capstone prepared me for graduate work better than anything else in my schooling.
“Here’s a tip to write a last lecture: take the advice of the King of Hearts. Begin at the beginning, go on till you come to the end, and then stop,” said Dr. Brian McCuskey as he began the University Honors Program’s 42nd annual Last Lecture this year.
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