On Analysis and Being Scared

I just met with my Thesis Director for the first time since returning to school and he quelled some of my fears related to analysis.  He reassured me that feeling frightened bodes well.  If the data seems vast and difficult to navigate then this signifies that one has most likely amassed enough data to create a substantive report.  Even though it felt nice to hear these warm words, the task before me still seems daunting because of its extraordinary nature.

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