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A first degree from a university or other academic institution for example 'bachelor of arts'

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How to defend plagiarism in my bachelor's thesis

I study at a university in Europe and recently received an e-mail from the exam commission regarding the submission of my bachelor thesis. I am under suspicion for plagiarism and to be honest I don't ...
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BSc Hons and MRPHARMS on business cards after names

I am about to have cards of introduction made. Should both Bsc Hons and MRPharms be added after my name or just MRPharms to reflect I have a pharmacy degree and also have a membership of the ...
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Online checker for Plagiarism: How accurate are they?

I've finished writing my thesis and have done an online plagiarism check. I used https://www.check-plagiarism.com/ to check and got a lot of plagiarism. I don't understand why. You can find an example ...
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Methodology structure for undergraduate thesis [closed]

This is a very basic question, hope you can help me. I study abroad and I am working on my final year thesis. My thesis subject relates to the field of finance. In the literary review I establish a ...
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Getting a job in Germany as a fresh university graduate (Bachelor of Arts - Anglistics) [closed]

everyone! My wife and I just recently moved to Germany (November last year) from Serbia and ever since then, we've been on the hunt for new opportunities! My wife pretty easily got through the ...
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Could the credits for a course be revoked if it is discovered that a student had cheated in the course's prerequisite class? [closed]

I am a college student in the US. Over a year ago, I took a course that moved online because of the pandemic. The course in question is a graduation requirement. The class's lack of exam proctoring ...
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Why would a German state-funded PhD training program exclude master degree holders from applying?

I have come across this iGRAD-Plant PhD program for early career scientists in plant biology, which is a joint effort of the Heinrich Heine University, Research Center Jülich and the Graduate Program ...
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How to 'decide' it's impossible and live with the decision? [closed]

I have 2 options: I still have a very real chance to graduate with a (quite) legendary gpa, however this option is sort of throwing all of my eggs in one basket, as it makes me very committed (by ...
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Is it possible to start a PhD without a Master degree?

I heard that it is possible to start a PhD without Master degree in the UK, i.e. to start a PhD after a Bachelor degree (3 years). Is it really possible? What are the conditions? Is there any other ...
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How to make the best out of my Applied Math degree?

I'm currently a second-year student taking a Math Degree. The reason I say Applied Math in the title is because I've started to see that, while I like studying Pure Math (I'm enjoying my proof based ...
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Is There An "Official" Way To Format A Degree On A CV?

I've recently graduated (UK) and I was wondering if there is an "official" way to format my degree (and classification) on my CV? Examples: BA (Hons) Subject (First Class) First Class ...
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Does topic of Bachelor's dissertation matter when looking for a job?

I had to choose my dissertation topic, but due to some technical problems the wrong choice was selected. I wanted to know how much will it affect when I'm looking for a job. My major is accounting and ...
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How to explain bad bachelor grades due to mental health issues in PhD application?

There have been similar questions but I believe my question is somewhat unique. I want to apply to a PhD program in Physics somewhere in North America. I have now completed both my bachelor's and my ...
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Should I delete statement from my thesis? [closed]

On my bachelor's thesis' frontpage, I wrote this sentence: "submitted by [my name] in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor in Computer Technology". I had someone ...
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Rewriting book in Bachelor Thesis

Is it okay to just rewrite whole chapters from a book while describing a theory you are using in your Bachelor Thesis? Is it okay to only have two books as references and few (3-5) papers on arxiv to ...
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Is it normal for professors to give out exercises very similar to those done in class for the exam?

I had to take a group oral exam on Microsoft Teams. The exam situation that we received was exactly the same as one of the practice situations that the professor had given us during class. The ...
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Citing the results of other peoples experiment in my own work

I'm doing a research for my bachelor degree final project and it contains no experiments. I found a paper which has published results of an experiment and their data and images/diagrams are so ...
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How, and what to expect when switching fields (from bachelors to masters)?

Just context, you can skip directly to the question at the bottom should you wish to. I'm currently on my 4th out of a 6 semester pure mathematics Bachelors. My grades are 4.0x-ish out of 5, which is ...
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What is the role of an examiner in an undergraduate defence in Tunisia?

What is the role of an examiner in a undergraduate defence (license) knowing that the jury is made up of a rapporteur who is both president, examiner and both academic and professional supervisors? ...
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Writing Statement of Purpose As a Bachelor Student (Physics)

I'm a third-year bachelor of a science student. I'm shortlisted for an interview for the Integrated Ph.D. course. I'm Physics major student. It's asked by the institution for a Statement of Purpose. ...
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Did they do some of the project without telling me?

So I am doing this bachelor thesis for a research institute and they wanted me to do different kinds of development. Like conversions of files and implementing a system (I call it system A for ...
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What would be the correct response if a teacher gives you their own answer without explaining or giving any indication that you are wrong?

It's not the first time that it has happened to me, but I think many times, tons of times. I'm a bachelor's student with Physics as the major. Let me tell you about today's incident: So we were taking ...
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Internship research is too complex for me to understand [closed]

I'm studying CS and this year I should obtain my bachelor's degree. I'm required to do a mandatory internship, and I'm doing it with a professor that asked me if I would join his research project. ...
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Where I can publish my bachelor thesis?

Currently, I'm doing my bachelor's in science. I wanted to write a bachelor thesis so I tried contacting many professors so that I can get some projects and can write my bachelor thesis but most of ...
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Do the professors really read 10,000 word theses of 10 bachelor graduating students?

I wonder if my head of the program/dean (1 man) actually reads 10 theses of approximately 10,000 words each, when there are only 2 months to graduate. And does he actually check every reference as, ...
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Why do faculty members prefer students at their own institution for part time research positions?

I recently graduated with a bachelor's degree and have been looking for part-time research positions since I can't find a job. I have not heard back from any professors at institutions other than ...
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Who's the Principal investigator if you are doing your degree project abroad?

Some necessary information: I study at European university A, but did my degree project at European university B. I will not get a degree from B but from A. I was supervised by a professor and one of ...
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Plagiarism - bachelor thesis

I recently turned in my bachelor thesis and just now realised that there is a missing citation in the text. it's kind of a grey area since i'm mentioning earlier formulas that are cited and based on ...
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Can I use these letters of reference later?

I was working with some startups as their tech advisory and with some others as tech lead. But now I want to concentrate on my main goal, that is research. That requires me to work with researchers ...
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How to obtain US Bachelor degree based on my old university credentials?

I learned a math course in a Russian university many years ago. For silly discrimination and other silly reasons I didn't finish it and didn't receive any diploma. Recently (2020 Oct 27) I have ...
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How to make a bachelor thesis out of optimizing /updating an application? [closed]

I work for a company and want to write my bachelor thesis there. This company has a Quality Assurance Application written in Python, that is very unstructured and follows no design pattern. My job ...
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How would you rate the UK Open University's math BSc programme relative to prestigious ones? [closed]

The Open University has a "BSc Honours" degree in mathematics, having its programme of study described here. The courses, divided into modules, are grouped there and listed by three stages ...
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Pure maths "dropout" wanting to finish MSc thesis

Personal background I'm currently in my thirties. I began my math path with self studying some of the university courses while in high school thanks to the guidance of a prolific mentor at the ...
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How feasible is it to go back to BS to get a second degree?

I assume it varies from institution to institution, but out of curiosity. If a person graduates, from say computer science, and he wants to go back to his institution after a couple of years of ...
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Difference between "2-year community or junior colleges" and "4 year undergraduate program" in USA

I am confused about the USA education system. I looked up the Wikipedia page about K-12. In particular, the figure on the right of that page. Let's supposed I have just finished high school and I want ...
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Can I pursue a bachelor degree at 42? What should I consider when deciding whether to do so? [closed]

I am contemplating pursuing a bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering or System Engineering. Not to look for a job with it but just to expand my knowledge. I have a reasonable ...
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Applying for a mathematics PhD in the US after getting a BSc degree from Imperial

This summer I finished my BSc maths degree at Imperial College London and ranked around top 5% of the class. I was considering the idea of applying to some US universities like Stanford, Harvard, etc.,...
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How to get to pace in your first research project?

I'm doing my bachelor's thesis at a foreign university in Northern Europe. I come from a equally strong university in Europe and have always been one of the better students at my own university. The ...
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Is a math bachelor the right choice for me? [closed]

I am currently a student in high school, who plans on going to university. As of now, I am planning to pursue my bachelors degree in mathematics in the UK and then go on to do a PhD in computer ...
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How to list exchange studies in CV?

Imagine you studied 6 semesters (fall 2017 to fall 2020) at a university and 1 semester (fall 2020 to spring 2021) at a second university in order to obtain your bachelors degree. Is it fine to list ...
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Are there other evaluation processes besides traditional to evaluate disabled person at university based on their understanding of the subject matter? [closed]

Say there is a disabled person who wants to have B.Sc degree in Computer Science. He knows he has the option of college and other manual jobs. I want to know are there any other easier evaluation ...
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Are Non-US bachelor's degrees equatable with US bachelor's degrees when applying to law schools in the US?

Most law schools in the US require applicants to have bachelor's degrees (used here and throughout the question to refer to a typically 4 year college degree) - usually on topics related to law such ...
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Asking an external professor for a feedback on my BSc. thesis

In my senior year. I have put so much effort in writing my thesis and my supervisor didn't even read what I have done or even bothered to do his work, I wrote my thesis in a topic in mathematical ...
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Could I write a review paper as my B.Tech (Bachelors in Technology) final year project, rather than presenting an experiment based work? [closed]

I live in India. Currently due to the coronavirus pandemic, all colleges have been shut down and the country has gone in lockdown. As a result, my final year project work on electrocoagulation has ...
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Are online bachelor's degrees offered on Coursera the exact same as offline degrees?

The University of London is offering a bachelor's degree in computer science. It costs over 10k GBP and only opens application twice a year to high school graduates and beyond. Does it have the exact ...
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Bachelor thesis defense (math) - powerpoint sheets or rather traditional with chalk on a blackboard? [closed]

I recently finished my Bachelor's thesis in math and I am about to be having my bachelor thesis defense (colloquium). The topic I've covered in my thesis is highly theoretical (differential- and ...
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Correct form to tell and write the degrees I hold

If I have a bachelor degree in Physics, how should I write it in a CV? What is the correct form between the two: Bachelor of Physics or Bachelor in Physics? The same thing goes for the master ...
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Why don't first world universities commonly have biomedical engineering at B.S level [closed]

Our teacher in an image processing class at my local University said that there is no biomedical B.S degree  in top University of first world countries ( based of his last resident in USA and his ...
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Poor project description for bachelor thesis (student-exchange)

I'm going to do my bachelor thesis abroad this fall. I'm supposed to find a supervisor both at my home university and at the exchange university. I already found two professors willing to supervise me ...
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If I am enrolled in Bachelor's degree taught in English, Can I in the future continue with Master's Degree taught in different language?

Is it possible?, do Universities recognize the knowledge you have and believe in your billingual skills in the field that you are studying, or is it completely not being acknowledged, and require you ...
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