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Dan C
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131 votes
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Choice of personal pronoun in single-author papers

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Face-saving way of asking whether audience is familiar with specific topic

71 votes
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How to teach a class that I've never taken?

49 votes

Does one need to be affiliated with a university to publish papers?

38 votes
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What are some ways to increase grading speed?

34 votes
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Should I assume that attendees have read my papers when I give a talk?

30 votes
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Why are some sources cited twice in a bibliography, once with DOI and once with arXiv?

30 votes

What is exactly the role of a phd advisor?

30 votes

Life as a math professor

26 votes

How to select a dissertation committee member wisely?

24 votes

How to approach American English vs. British English spelling in a paper?

24 votes
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How to review a paper for originality?

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How to introduce myself briefly in a get together for new faculty members?

23 votes
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What's the best way to share my presentation slides online?

23 votes

Is it desirable to compliment a seminar speaker before asking a question?

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How should I choose which graduate programs to apply to for the PhD?

22 votes

How does the ranking of a university relate to a future career in mathematics?

20 votes

Can I use contractions in my thesis?

20 votes

I was rejected from my dream graduate school...what should I do?

19 votes

E-mail address to use in publications

18 votes
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What does "tenure" mean?

18 votes

How should a postdoc address senior research staff and faculty members in the USA?

18 votes

What makes securing faculty positions difficult?

18 votes

Advice/guidance when interviewing for a faculty or postdoc job via Skype or phone?

18 votes
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Graduate early with average GPA, or later with better GPA?

18 votes

How to become well-known in the research community while being a PhD student

17 votes

Present math for non-mathematicians

17 votes

How much detail to include for an award listed on a CV

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What is the purpose of the weekly research meetings that advisers often have with their research group?

15 votes

What are some reasons to get (or not get) a PhD?