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99 votes
7 answers
32k views

The GRE: Why does this still exist?

93 votes
9 answers
15k views

PhD student, issued contract at year 3 which will sign over intellectual property. Is it legal?

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68 votes
17 answers
28k views

4 Years in PhD. No publications and adviser keep changing my research

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68 votes
9 answers
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I feel I've done enough for a PhD but my supervisor disagrees

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58 votes
10 answers
21k views

Fifth year of my PhD and I hate my project. What should I do?

41 votes
14 answers
17k views

My advisor said that I should be more modest, and we should meet more often. Should I tell him about my impostor syndrome? If yes, mail or personal?

37 votes
1 answer
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Conflict of interest: My research reflects badly on my PhD supervisor

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37 votes
4 answers
8k views

Should I email old supervisor about my progress?

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36 votes
5 answers
11k views

What to do if one has had an unsuccessful PhD (because of others' fault)?

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32 votes
8 answers
10k views

Have made several mistakes during the course of my PhD. Can't help but feel resentment. Can I get some advice about how to move forward?

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27 votes
5 answers
4k views

What should I do if my master's advisor used a figure from my thesis in a publication without citation or acknowledgment?

17 votes
1 answer
15k views

(Master's Degree) What are they 'precisely' looking for in a Statement of Purpose, and does a SOP matter when one has excellent GPA?

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16 votes
3 answers
4k views

What to do when PhD advisor wants student to work on two disjoint projects?

6 votes
4 answers
4k views

Is it appropriate to apply again for an internship you've previously turned down?

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