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64 votes
14 answers
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Inadmissible theorems in research

48 votes
10 answers
15k views

Is education in Europe really this cheap?

40 votes
7 answers
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Why are US PhDs different from European PhDs?

26 votes
5 answers
17k views

Is it common for an undergraduate thesis in pure mathematics to prove something new?

16 votes
1 answer
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Where do other countries fall on the US-Europe continuum for PhDs?

14 votes
3 answers
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Does one need a master's in math before taking a PhD in pure math?

13 votes
4 answers
11k views

Do students have the right to see how their papers were graded?

10 votes
3 answers
8k views

When is it wrong to look at previous exams?

9 votes
1 answer
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Psychiatrist from whom I requested documentation doesn't believe in accommodations for adults with ADHD/"hyperkinetic disorder" taking meds

6 votes
2 answers
5k views

Are Identical Make-up Exams Fair?

6 votes
1 answer
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Is university teaching better than high school teaching experience in applying for teaching-funded PhDs?

6 votes
3 answers
4k views

With a background in mathematical finance and desire to apply for a mathematics PhD in another field, do I need a second master's?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

Does a master's research project (not a thesis) count as a "publication" for PhD applications?

5 votes
1 answer
725 views

Choosing full time vs part time on a PhD application, is one necessarily better than the other for increasing chances of admission?

5 votes
0 answers
291 views

Interpreting Math GRE chart [closed]

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

Boost grad apps profile without getting a second master's: Subject GRE? Self-study? Soft skills?

5 votes
1 answer
531 views

Talking about career plans given short supply of academic jobs?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

What could/do applicants usually ask professors, and how does this reflect in a statement of purpose?

4 votes
2 answers
603 views

Are there areas where only some universities fund their sports scholars? If so, how do the ones without scholarships attract athletes?

4 votes
1 answer
155 views

Citing your own stackexchange post?

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

Should universities give extra time or related accommodations for students with mental illnesses?

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

Does one need a master's in math before taking a PhD in math in Europe?

3 votes
1 answer
510 views

What kind of PhD proposals should I read?

3 votes
2 answers
368 views

Best certification for requesting disability accommodations for GRE?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

What is the meaning of 'six-week course'?

3 votes
2 answers
3k views

Do I need recommendation letters from supervisors if I have a master's?

3 votes
2 answers
4k views

Questions about research assistant posts

2 votes
2 answers
816 views

Can auditing students attend consultation hours?

2 votes
3 answers
965 views

Is taking a year or so off between master's and PhD to self-study or do independent research a common practice in Europe?

2 votes
1 answer
701 views

If co-instructors gave different syllabi with different grading schemes, is this generally considered a valid reason to challenge grade?