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Knowing that most students submit assignments right around the deadline, is it advisable not to set deadline that is very late at night?

38 votes

Best-practice models for "research" code?

31 votes

How to read papers without falling into a rabbit hole?

23 votes

Why is college tuition high, but academic salaries low?

23 votes

How can I deal with a lecturer ridiculing me in front of class for making a mistake?

16 votes

Is it normal to get an angry review that does not address any point of the work?

15 votes

Is it acceptable to drink alcohol in front of senior staff during semi-official occasions?

12 votes

Is it reasonable to require students to bring a laptop to every lecture?

11 votes

How to deal with students who lose their digital work?

11 votes

Is it okay to report classmates cheating on exams?

11 votes
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Is it fair for me to drink caffeine during tests?

9 votes
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If I cannot get sufficient recommendation letters, what can I do?

9 votes

Is it okay to refuse a laptop from a new university if you already have your own personal laptop?

8 votes

When are professors most free during a semester?

8 votes

Is it necessary for a grad student to respond to phone calls, as long as they're responsive on email?

8 votes

Should I provide a letter of recommendation/reference to every asking student?

7 votes

In teaching, what are the advantages of using slides over doing board work?

7 votes

Why does research cost so much money?

7 votes

Would it be rude to ask a famous professor who doesn't know me personally for a recommendation letter if I have published in a high ranking journal?

6 votes

How to handle students not returning borrowed equipment?

6 votes

Techniques for good board handwriting

5 votes

Why do we not reinvent the journal system?

5 votes

If I believe a student lacks the preparation to pass, what should I say to them?

5 votes

Why are there no standards for awarding PhD degrees?

5 votes

Is it easier to obtain H1B / green card as academics in the US?

5 votes

How to respond to a company that wants specific details on implementation of my PhD research?

5 votes

Why do most people think it's a bad idea to read from slides?

4 votes

Do professors work through all the homework problems they assign to students?

3 votes

Is it considered unusual in the United States for a professor to run a class outside on the grass?

3 votes

Is reading novels helpful for GRE Preparation?