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1 answer
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Academic careerism: How can there be biased research or dishonest inquiry in theoretical hard sciences? [closed]

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6 answers
3k views

Lying about date accessed so people don't think you procrastinated

2 votes
1 answer
378 views

Re-citing a math theorem with errors

3 votes
1 answer
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Citing your own stackexchange post?

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3 answers
1k views

Weird/Dumb question: What does a thesis do when the non-thesis option means more courses?

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

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

12 votes
4 answers
11k views

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

1 vote
2 answers
684 views

Why would a European-style professor want a Ph.D student instead of a research staff? What are the advantages and disadvantages?

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1 answer
179 views

How much knowledge is expected of an MPhil applicant as compared to a PhD student, a postdoc or a research assistant? [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
820 views

Can auditing students attend consultation hours?

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2 answers
1k views

For the average pure math US PhD program, what are essential topics after basics topics of complex analysis, abstract algebra and topology? [closed]

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1 answer
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How much knowledge is expected of a PhD applicant as compared to a postdoc or a research assistant?

-1 votes
1 answer
522 views

Emailing professors: Guidelines on choosing papers

64 votes
14 answers
17k views

Inadmissible theorems in research

4 votes
2 answers
606 views

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

2 votes
2 answers
4k views

Questions about research assistant posts

1 vote
1 answer
242 views

Does improving systems count as “research experience” in grad application?

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1 answer
245 views

Could appealing/advocating for mental illness/ADHD/disability rights count as volunteering?

4 votes
1 answer
535 views

Talking about career plans given short supply of academic jobs?

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3 answers
667 views

How do solicited recommendation letter drafts work if the forms are released only after the rest of the application?

0 votes
0 answers
103 views

Indicate leadership/groupwork in research experience for graduate applications?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

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

3 votes
2 answers
3k views

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

1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Where can I find academic CV samples containing minor research projects for PhD applications without publications?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

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

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2 answers
393 views

TOEFL or IELTS - Which is more likely to be substituted for the other? [closed]

1 vote
1 answer
305 views

MPhil applications - How flexible/sure should I be, and should I mention this possibility?

5 votes
1 answer
730 views

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

16 votes
1 answer
762 views

Where do other countries fall on the US-Europe continuum for PhDs?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

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