Title

Getting a Head Start: The Benefits of Starting Undergraduate Research as a Freshman

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2012

Publication Title

Chemical Educator

DOI

10.1007/s00897122451

Abstract

The anecdotal account of an undergraduate student beginning research in his freshman year is described. The benefits of early participation in hands-on research include confidence, content knowledge, and career awareness. Highlights of his undergraduate career are presented.