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Title for Ph.D. student after thesis submission [duplicate]

What is the correct title for a student that has submitted his thesis, and is waiting for the defence?
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Submitting to a journal as an undergrad but lying about academic status on bio

As an undergraduate I submitted a paper of mine to a reputable journal. Fearing that I would be desk-rejected for simply being an undergraduate, I stated in my submission bio that I was a PhD ...
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When can a person be called a PhD ABD?

Can one call oneself a PhD ABD (All But Dissertation) after completing all of the course work and working on the dissertation?
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How to express an ongoing PhD degree in suffix

Is it correct to express PhD in brackets "(PhD)" as suffix to express the ongoing degree?
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How to address a doctoral candidate who is ABD (All but Dissertation)? Is “Dr” appropriate?

How does one address a doctoral candidate who completed all his/here requirements except the dissertation? Would they be referred to as Doctor? Or is there another title? In the past, I believe I've ...
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What's my professional title while working full time on my PhD?

After encountering a few official forms to fill out (tax, medical, linkedin, job applications), I don't know what my official job title is during my PhD. There doesn't seem to be a standard for this. ...
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Are PhD Students and PhD Researchers the same thing?

Similarly to how a Postdoc researcher is a researcher, I think that a PhD student should be considered a researcher. Especially when: A salary is obtained for the research that is done as part of the ...
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Ph.D. candidate vs Ph.D

I have already submitted my Ph.D. thesis to my committee and plan to defend my thesis. I want to prepare an updated CV. In my situation, what should I write in the CV: Ph.D. candidate or just ...
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Value of PhD candidacy (“ABD”)

If one is intending on leaving a graduate program before completing their PhD, is there value in obtaining candidacy status before leaving? Does it depend on where they are leaving to? If so, ...
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International Students transferring between graduate programs

I'm an international graduate student in my first year as a PhD candidate. I'm looking to transfer schools for two reasons- I had a hard time here with my health in jeopardy, so I'm looking to move ...