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Perception of Phi Beta Kappa on a resume?

I am looking at this from a European perspective. Also I focus on the perception and not whether this is accurate, which does not matter that much – whether you like it or not. You can neither expect ...
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Is it appropriate to wear an honor stole/cord to my doctoral hooding and convocation?

Formal regalia for convocations are highly stylised - even the side to which a tassel falls can have meaning. It would not normally be appropriate to wear representations of achievement that are ...
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Is it appropriate to wear an honor stole/cord to my doctoral hooding and convocation?

Aesthetically, wearing a stole or cord with a hood seems unappealing. Practically, there is a slight chance it would complicate the hooding process. (It is surprising how hard even simple things like ...
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Are undergraduate honors still worth mentioning in CV after graduate school?

Maybe. They certainly belong on a cv, but what you submit with your postdoc application might be closer to a resume. See the difference here. That academic site does suggest the full cv for a postdoc. ...
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Perception of Phi Beta Kappa on a resume?

Save your money. At best it's meaningless and at worse it associates you with all the negative connotations of Greek society and none of the benefits (such as the social life and a network of close ...
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Perception of Phi Beta Kappa on a resume?

Include it. Phi Beta Kappa isn't a part of the Animal House culture. It is an honor, bestowed by the faculty and only those respected by the faculty are considered. If someone confuses it with the ...
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Is it appropriate to wear an honor stole/cord to my doctoral hooding and convocation?

I went through my doctoral hooding ceremony today, and wore my honor cords. No one asked or cared one way or the other. I saw a handful of other people (there were several hundred students being ...
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Advantages of professional (student level) memberships (in computer science)

I can only address ACM. I would think that for an undergraduate, the benefits are small, though the fees are also very small. However, if you don't otherwise have access to the ACM digital library, a ...
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Are undergraduate honors still worth mentioning in CV after graduate school?

By the time you finish your PhD, there should be relatively few references to undergraduate experiences on the CV, but you can include some of this information in the lines where the bachelor's degree ...
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Advantages of professional (student level) memberships (in computer science)

It depends on your local access. It sounds from comments like your library gives you access to the Digital Library, in which case that is not an additional benefit. However, the "online courses, ...
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