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31 votes
3 answers
70k views

Email to a professor after long time for recommendation

29 votes
2 answers
6k views

Is having a "too good to be true" recommendation bad?

27 votes
11 answers
12k views

How is a PhD student staying in their institution as a postdoc perceived by future employers?

23 votes
3 answers
10k views

How to say no to more work as a PhD student so I can graduate

22 votes
2 answers
8k views

Co-author responds to email by mistake cc'ing the EiC

22 votes
8 answers
7k views

How should I deal with my groupmate's unprofessional behavior as a TA?

13 votes
1 answer
594 views

Advisor interferes too much with my research

13 votes
2 answers
2k views

Received an email from potential advisor and my name was wrong. should I correct him?

10 votes
7 answers
25k views

Is it appropriate to call a professor for a recommendation on the weekend?

10 votes
2 answers
3k views

How to tell my co-advisor I am leaving for PhD?

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

Using a source and being unable to cite it

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

Importance of having a "connection" while applying to PhD

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

How can I make sure I'll get credit for my work when working with unwanted and untrusted collaborator?

8 votes
1 answer
3k views

Professor reviews proposal as a favor, should I send a reminder

7 votes
4 answers
6k views

Interviewing for a PhD with intent to reject the offer if admitted elsewhere

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

Potential consequences for a PhD student using a cracked software

6 votes
4 answers
3k views

Should I submit a major revision if it seems that AE has the intent to reject?

6 votes
1 answer
955 views

Professor won't comment on research in his recommendation

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Should I email a potential supervisor who agreed to support me?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

Inquiring about PhD status and mentioning standing offers

4 votes
1 answer
4k views

Asking for a recommendation from a professor who I did bad in his courses

4 votes
1 answer
389 views

What to do when asked to do something that seems unethical by a co-advisor which might result in losing credit for my work

4 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why would a professor agree to write recommendation letter, then mention in it that he doesn't know student very well?

3 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is it ethical to answer questions about homework for colleagues taking courses I've already completed?

3 votes
2 answers
5k views

Saying that you will do something in the near future in CV and statement of purpose when applying for grad school.

3 votes
1 answer
398 views

How should I choose the name of my past degree in application when the options do not not exactly match my degree?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to respond to exploding PhD job offer in Europe

3 votes
1 answer
4k views

Following up with professor after PhD rejection

3 votes
1 answer
519 views

Can I ask for first authorship on future publications that may come out of my design?

2 votes
2 answers
679 views

Quitting current PhD programme and impact on future PhD applications.