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Are German university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule) Bachelor degrees recognized in US UK NZ or Australia?

I'm a prospective student looking to apply for an electrical engineering course (in English) at Karlsrhuhe, Rhine-Waal and Ravensburg-Weingarten universities of applied sciences. After doing a little ...
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How to have a competitive research group in a school without a graduate program?

I'm applying to assistant professor positions and my research plan is based on three main projects. My initial idea is to have 2 PhD students and one postdoc working on each project. However, there is ...
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Advising a student with academically self-destructive behavior

I work for a small community college which is a subsidiary of a larger institution where I do primarily teaching and admin support but also do some academic mentoring. I have one student who has for ...
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Undergraduate Research as an Irregular Student

I am currently a Japanese college student. I am going to do research in artificial intelligence from this April. After completing the first year of research, I am planning to go to the United States ...
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How can I pre-register my study of little importance?

I am writing an undergraduate dissertation on behavioural economics. I am looking to run an experiment. As nobody apart from my course convenor will read my paper, the stakes are not particularly high....
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How to recover from academic burnout as an undergraduate student?

I am from Nepal. I am computer engineering student. We have 7 subjects per semester. We have options to take fewer courses exams per semester. But this is Nepal, graduating even a month later is not ...
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How important are your module choices in 3rd year mathematics undergraduate?

I am finishing my 2nd year doing a Mathematics BSc (UK) and I am very worried about my options next year. I primarily enjoy analysis and am interested in pure maths generally. However, my university, ...
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Cambridge University "overall grade"?

I'm from Brazil and the metric system for grades here (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grading_systems_by_country#Brazil) is different from UK. So, I'm an undergraduate student who wants to apply to a ...
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I think my degree isn’t great. What to do?

I'm a full time employee (20 years), adjunct instructor (10 years), and student (off and on, currently on and about done with a 4-year degree) all at the same institution. I've been programming for ...
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My class got fewer days than the other class to study for a test. Is there anything I can do?

I am in a class that has 2 sections. My class is now 2 days behind in material compared to the other section due to class cancellations. We have a test coming up and there is a stark difference in the ...
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What am I able to do if the school wont help me? Can I deal with it in court?

Im a third year in college and my advisor hasn't talked to me since the beginning of my second year. 3 semesters counting now, I am trying to apply for classes and I cant because I have a registration ...
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A potential undergraduate research guide seems to have stopped replying

I'm taking this (i.e., officially enrolled in) independent research course which functions like any other class necessarily except that it's, well, independent and you can do the work you're assigned ...
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How can one overcome the disadvantage of studying in less prestigious international school for admission in top 10 Math PhD programs?

I am a international applicant. I study in fairly less prestigious undergraduate school. I am aware that this will have a affect on my Grad School Applications. Since I am freshman I was wondering of ...
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Freshman applying to REUs, only know one professor well

I've just finished my first semester and I'm planning to apply to physics/math REUs. I know my math professor well and he agreed to write me a reference, but I do not know any other professors at that ...
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Examples for non-math department students to be used for Calculus course

This semester I am a teaching assistant for Calculus. There are many students from different departments like International Relations, Economics and more taking the course. The course is comprehensive....
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The drop/switch major rate for people "intended" major in engineering in US?

The drop/switch major rate of engineering bachlors programs for people "intended" major in engineering except software engineering in US? Please notice that the attrition rate from most source are ...
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An assessment system to indicate the outcome of completing an online course

I am a 4th year Electronics engineering student studying in India. I applied to Master's of Science in computer science programs (I wish to change fields) offered by 11 universities in the US, but my ...
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How to approach mentor about moving from unpaid to paid research position as undergraduate

I am an undergraduate student in my fifth year. I am currently working on a research project with a professor I met while studying abroad. I am no longer abroad, but I plan on continuing my work with ...
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How to get started on doing a research internship or a project in Mathematics?

I am an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics at an Indian University. I want to get involved in a research internship, or a project in Mathematics. I don't know where to ...
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How far an Internship is helpful for Graduate School Admissions?

I am an undergraduate student currently enrolled in a 3 year Bachelor of Science Mathematics Course. I am a non-US citizen and student. I have an ambition to study in Ivy Leagues and other prestigious ...
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What opportunities are there for me if I hold an undergraduate degree in translation?

I'm finishing an undergraduate degree in translation this year. Actually, the focus was on learning business English and I took more classes related to linguistics, the literature and history of Eng ...
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Undergraduate research: confused about my role

I'm a sophomore student studying Mathematics and Computer Science at an US college. Since I'm considering applying for a PhD program after graduation, I've connected with a professor to work under him....
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Requesting for my class rank information after graduation

For advance and challenging courses undertaken in one's undergraduate academic career, absolute grades or GPA does not necessarily indicates the abilities of a student. This is especially so where ...
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Advantage In Delaying Physics Grad School Application For Senior Undergraduates

I am a senior math/physics major at a T20 American private university who aspires to pursue a PhD in physics. I became involved in undergraduate research position with a non-tenured faculty member (a ...
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will failing an exam in undergrad affect the persons chances of getting into a good phd program

let's say someone failed in a major subject in their end semester examination in their undergrad. that person had to retake the exam. will this affect the person's chance of getting into a good Ph.D. ...
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