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16 votes
1 answer
4k views

I'm still being waitlisted after April 15th, is this a rejection?

13 votes
5 answers
9k views

Can I decline a PhD offer after deferral, and how to communicate with my professors for reapplying other PhD programs?

9 votes
2 answers
2k views

Do I need to let the editor know of my first peer-review?

7 votes
2 answers
3k views

Can I add hyperlink in the personal statement document?

5 votes
3 answers
3k views

Should I use bold text in my personal statement?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

Does 'order' matter for authorship? [duplicate]

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Including professor's telephone number of application portal

4 votes
2 answers
859 views

Do I need to explain the change of my application to my reference letter writer?

3 votes
1 answer
213 views

Potential supervisor didn't reply to my email, can I still show my interest on my SAP?

3 votes
1 answer
300 views

What's the most respectful way to let my current advisor know I might have a different research interest later?

3 votes
3 answers
2k views

Can I include the ongoing dissertation title on CV?

3 votes
1 answer
434 views

Is it reasonable to consider a back-up plan when my PhD student visa is still pending?

2 votes
1 answer
296 views

Can I apply for a master's degree in Europe after failing one?

2 votes
1 answer
214 views

How do I present an 'unfulfilled' degree on my cv for PhD/internship applications?

2 votes
1 answer
285 views

Should I enroll in a PhD program if I feel like I might master out later?

2 votes
2 answers
113 views

How can I transit from one area to another when moving toward my PhD?

2 votes
1 answer
118 views

Letter of recommendation writer didn't reply follow-up messsages

2 votes
2 answers
266 views

Should I include 'Fixed-term' in writing professor's title?

2 votes
3 answers
819 views

Will there be any negative impact of applying to two grad programs offered by the same department?

2 votes
1 answer
979 views

Is it okay for the graduate school if my fall semester GPA drops?

2 votes
0 answers
223 views

Quantum computing and string theory: which path I may want to pursue first? [closed]

1 vote
1 answer
130 views

How can I switch from 'knowledge acquisition mode' to the lifestyle of a post-graduate student?

1 vote
2 answers
364 views

Do I need to include the full name of a fellowship in CV?

1 vote
3 answers
1k views

Writing dual degrees (and GPAs) on resume for grad schools

1 vote
2 answers
137 views

Is it appropriate to ask a postdoc from another university about the possible research opportunities?

1 vote
1 answer
122 views

Is it generally possible to spend 2 years on a 1-year integrated master's program in the UK?

1 vote
1 answer
477 views

Is it appropriate to invite professor/potential PhD advisor for a coffee?

1 vote
2 answers
239 views

Will studying for another master's degree in a PhD program be bad for my future PhD applications?

0 votes
1 answer
85 views

How to look for research opportunities in a different field?

0 votes
3 answers
2k views

I think I am failing my master's degree, is this going to have a very bad impact on my future academic career?