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BYU in the Top 10 for grads that get Ph.D.s -- again

by | Aug. 26, 2011

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Academically speaking, Daniel Mortensen was a “late bloomer” according to his faculty mentor.

In Daniel’s own words, chemistry classes are “pretty tough” and “discouraging to a lot of people, myself included.”

But by graduation, Daniel was the lead author of a study published in a respected chemistry journal and he had punched his ticket to one of the world’s top chemistry Ph.D. programs, UC Berkeley.

“BYU allows students to get a lot of hands on experience that isn’t necessarily available anywhere else,” Daniel said.

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