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MrMeritology
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101 votes
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How should a non-native English presenter respond to a question they did not understand?

70 votes

How to deal with an advisor who wants a "friendlier" relationship with me than I do?

45 votes

What do you do to keep your mind sharp?

40 votes

Can I hide my bachelor and master degrees in CV when I apply for a PhD position?

29 votes
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How do I tell my advisor about mental health problems?

26 votes
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How to ask for feedback from research students on my supervision abilities?

18 votes

How to deal with people judging your 'overproductiveness'?

17 votes
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How to write a letter to an editor for pointing out needed corrections in my submitted journal manuscript

16 votes
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How to present a review paper at a conference?

14 votes
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How/when to become independent in research as a graduate student?

14 votes
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How can I get into computer science research as a high school student?

11 votes

Is there a preferred citation style for computer science papers?

11 votes

How to find out if an author is practicing pseudoscience or is fraudulent?

11 votes

My professor gave me a bad grade and wouldn't discuss it further, I think some prejudice may be involved. How should a student proceed?

10 votes

Where can I search for researchers in a specific field by location

10 votes
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How can I find images to use in my thesis that are free/unrestricted by copyright?

9 votes

What features does Adobe Illustrator lack compared to Microsoft PowerPoint for making posters?

9 votes

How to improve graduate student recruitment at a small, good, but non-elite department?

8 votes

Is it good to only read the high-rated journals as a starting PhD student?

8 votes

Should I repeat experiment affected by external factors until achieving consistent result

7 votes

Is research a viable business model?

7 votes

What is the difference between hypothesis, thesis statement and research goal?

7 votes
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How to determine if a topic warrants a research paper?

7 votes

Is it usual for graduate programs not to find suitable candidates even among a large pool of applicants?

6 votes

How do you politely ask someone to be on your committee?

6 votes

How to get past being tagged as overly curious and unfocussed?

6 votes

How are textbooks meant to be referenced?

6 votes
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What type of gift could I give to my PhD advisor?

6 votes

Is it generally worth the time and effort to challenge incorrect exam test items?

6 votes

transition from academia to industry