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Kate Gregory
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124 votes
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Walk up and talk to random people at academic conferences - is that appropriate?

111 votes
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What does it mean if a professor asks you to draft his reference letter for you?

53 votes
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Classroom participation – is there a gender issue?

46 votes
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Is it advisable to attend a conference in Germany with talks by German presenters in English if you don't speak German?

35 votes
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Is it appropriate to send a gift to a professor for an online course?

21 votes

Why is it unethical to share the contents of an exam with students who haven't taken it yet?

17 votes

Does a department have any obligation to respond to a student petition against a teacher?

17 votes
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How to make academic life bearable under stressing circumstances?

14 votes

What to do about fellow student that hogs lecture time with many questions

13 votes

How to comfortably interact with famous professors?

12 votes

How to deal with cheating when university policy is ineffective?

11 votes
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How to mention possible mutual interests when applying for a job?

11 votes

Should I mention in statement of purpose that my undergrad degree is in a different field because my parents wanted me to do it?

11 votes

Signed up for conference, having second thoughts

11 votes

How to do a flawless and natural presentation?

10 votes

Leaving out unhelpful advisor from acknowledgements?

10 votes

How do professors view a student who has good grades but always asks stupid questions?

9 votes

What can a professor do about an exam that was too long for the allotted time, after the students have completed it?

9 votes

Is it appropriate to show concern for a professor's well-being?

7 votes

What should I do about a bad professor?

6 votes

Why don't universities reveal the extra time they give to students with disabilities when taking exams?

6 votes

What to do if most of the students did badly in the 1st midterm?

5 votes

Teacher takes pictures of students during exams and posts them on social media

5 votes

How to write a paper with word count limit?

4 votes

What to do with students coming to office hours asking to check their homework?

4 votes

Being the right kind of demanding as a college instructor

3 votes

What to do if an audience member refuses to let you answer their question?

3 votes

What can I do to be able to understand conference presentations?

2 votes

Is it ethical to publish homework?

2 votes

What should be put in the final slide when preparing teaching presentations?