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I want to use the same topic as my MA research for a PhD

It is both common and desirable for academic research to get extended and extended over many years, so this is perfectly okay in principle. If you believe you have a viable research project, I ...
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Similar research paper

This happens a lot when you work in a popular area. It has happened to me on several occasions in math and stats. Would it be problem to discuss this paper in the related work section of my thesis? ...
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Should I mention dropping out of M2 course in my statement of purpose for PhD application?

From my point of view you have two objectives: Making the strongest possible case for why you are a great fit for their program Covering your bases in terms of disclosure While I don't know the ...
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How would you email Professors for research as a masters student

You may be overthinking this. Keep in mind that you'll almost certainly not be funded while doing the thesis. So, the professor has essentially spends nothing except an hour every few weeks to take ...
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Master Thesis Positions in Germany without University Affiliations

There is no such thing as "Master thesis position" in Germany (as far as I am aware of). If you want to pursue a Master's from Germany you have to enroll in a study program. There is no way ...
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Master Thesis Positions in Germany without University Affiliations

You first need to figure out how much of your non-EU masters degree is recognized in Germany. It could be recognized as equivalent to a masters degree, equivalent to a bachelors degree or not ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

The variety of answers should reflect the variety of relevant cultures across different fields. In my field (math) social media is essentially unused and you would have no need of it professionally. I ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

In a nutshell: LinkedIn, yes; Twitter (X), maybe; Instagram, that's completely personal. Now, needless to say, LinkedIn is a professional networking platform by design, so you just should be on it. ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

Now, I'm starting master degree. I attended a conference and some people asked to me for my instagram/facebook accounts, I just can share my email and phone number, like the seniors reseachers, but ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

Unfortunately in my field (ecology) twitter is a primary means for communicating: Conference announcements, new publications, interesting workshops, etc. At some point you will need to be on there. ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

I am sure answers will reflect a range of opinions. Clearly, it is perfectly possible to have a successful career and stay off social media. It's also possible to harm your career by being on social ...
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Preparatory German course at Studienkolleg

From the Webpage "Application for a Master's degree course" of the KIT. In English they state If you have not yet entirely fulfilled the language requirements for a Master's course taught ...
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Preparatory German course at Studienkolleg

I did my Master's studies in Germany, but in English. This means that I might not be the best person to weigh on this matter. That being said, the Studienkolleg is first and foremost intended for pre-...
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Is it ethical for a Master's student to have someone else do their research with the intention of submitting it as their work?

It's normal to work with others in science. It's rare that a submitted work, even a thesis, is actually entirely the work of one individual in an empirical field. If the plan is to not acknowledge/...
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How to get out of the situation where one needs better grades to enter a degree program and to get better grades, one needs to enter a degree program?

Roughly speaking, most German and Austrian universities don't care as much about your undergraduate GPA. For example, TU M√ľnchen, KIT or UniVie offer English-language M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics and ...
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How to get out of the situation where one needs better grades to enter a degree program and to get better grades, one needs to enter a degree program?

We would usually refer to this as a Catch-22 rather than a "chicken-and-egg" situation, but in any case, it's actually not the unsolvable situation you think it is. If you cannot gain entry ...
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