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MrMeritology
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2 votes

How to structure the personal statement?

4 votes

What, if anything, is accomplished by formal assessment?

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Referring to papers by myself and others in my thesis

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Style guide for statement of purpose?

3 votes

With regards to PhD theses, what level of knowledge should one assume the reader to have? And, if needed, where should basic information be placed?

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

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Activities for welcome event for incoming PhD students?

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What are some tools to effectively synthesize information from research?

9 votes

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

9 votes

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

4 votes

The difference between literature review and background sections of a dissertation

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Incentives to read for seminar/discussion course

2 votes

How to formulate in academic writing when one comes up with a novel approach

6 votes

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

4 votes

How economically efficient is the grant system?

7 votes

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

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“System”, “software”, “application” or “tool” – which to use in my paper?

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Advice for early grad student: how to professionally present tentative research idea(s) before one has chosen a topic

5 votes

Are Stack Exchange sites good pedagogical tools?

1 vote

Techniques for teaching reflection and critical analysis to unprepared students

8 votes

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

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

3 votes

Is it ethical to post (part of) my research question on the internet?

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

45 votes

What do you do to keep your mind sharp?

18 votes

How to deal with people judging your 'overproductiveness'?

2 votes

How can a student get a mentor?

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What is the meaning of "formalism" in a scientific paper? What is the structure of such paper?

5 votes

How to decide whether the amount of study material provided to students is enough?

6 votes

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