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Is it cheating to get help with graded homework?
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Job prospects after math PhD in cryptography
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Possible ways to do experiment classes during covid situation
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My PhD supervisor is starting a formal procedure to remove himself as my supervisor
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How to choose very good journals in mathematics
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Do PhD interviewers in the USA expect a presentation if not asked?
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Does one have to specialize in graduate school?
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I took Pre Calc II and Calculus at community colllege. When I transferred, they accepted my calculus credit but says I need finite math? [closed]
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Helping PhD student when supervisor does not offer help
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Potential PhD applicant contacts me, mentions someone I know, can I contact such colleague?
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Which software is appropriate for drawing complicated block diagrams in academic papers?
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Students lacking test material
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What does "observing research" mean?
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Do I need to specify pages when citing a book?
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are there paid graduate school coaches/consultants (Europe)
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Proper credit when original author left
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My relationship with my supervisor has turned bad and she does not repond to my emails. Can I defend my thesis elsewhere in Germany?
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A poor and mistaken paper scooped a well-written paper: can the latter paper still be published in a journal of similar tier?
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How should I answer questions about what I'm "expecting from my PhD" and "what I'll do after my PhD"?
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Can (or should) text from a study protocol be reused when preparing a manuscript for submission to an academic journal?
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Will I be notified if someone add me as their google scholar collaborator?
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Should I consider university rankings while accepting a PhD offer? [duplicate]
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Professor has not responded to request for letter of recommendation, what to do next?
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Quantum computing and string theory: which path I may want to pursue first? [closed]
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How do I politely decline an internship opportunity extended to me by my former internship supervisor?
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is B grade bad in core class? [closed]
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Should I wait till the completion of all possible experiments?
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A question about universities in Canada [closed]
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Withdrew from Six Courses - Should I still apply for graduate school? [closed]
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What is the best way to approach any professor for Ph.D. opportunities who my research advisor has referred? [duplicate]
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Regarding spam emails
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Is there any way to use an iPad as a secondary device when doing academic presentations in PDF? [closed]
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Will rejecting a professor's PhD offer hurt my chances of getting into that department?
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How essential is having my advisor's letter for postdoc application (and, in future, for tenure-track positions, etc)?
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Preparing for undergraduate research but feeling unprepared
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Funded MS (Highly ranked department) vs PhD (Lower ranked department) [closed]
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hiring postdoc : track-record versus acquaintance [closed]
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Studying for statistics PhD qualifying exam [closed]
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I'm applying for a job for an Asst. Prof in Canada, and not sure of the protocols for reference letters. Am I supposed to send them, or my referees?
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How can I search for Academic Grants in the UK (Physics, Materials, Tech)? [closed]
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