kitty
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  • English Language Learners
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How to avoid procrastination during the research phase of my PhD?
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127 votes
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Is it ethical/acceptable to give a lighter penalty to students who admit to cheating?
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127 votes
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Should professors intervene if a student is wearing offensive clothing in their classroom?
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Is it normal for an advisor to expect >80 hour workweeks from PhD students, and threaten them with dismissal?
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My professor gave me a bad grade and wouldn't discuss it further, I think some prejudice may be involved. How should a student proceed?
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Years ago, a professor agreed to write a LOR, but never sent it. Therefore, I'm not accepted in any school. What can I do?
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Distance learning: taken seriously?
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21 votes
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I have a degree but it isn't actually what it looks like it is. How do I list it on my CV?
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21 votes
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3 - 4 years since I graduated, how should I time asking for recommendations?
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16 votes
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After PhD in Aerospace Engineering, could I be admitted into a top university for a second PhD in Computer Science?
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Who should write a recommendation letter?
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What to do if professor comments on candidate's age in an admissions interview?
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Ill Recommender Gave Me Letter To Submit
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Is it customary for a student to reply to professor's email within 24 hours?
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11 votes
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Why can't friends or family members write recommendation letters for graduate admissions?
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How to ask for a letter of recommendation on a tight deadline, from professors I haven't spoken to in years?
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Should I send reminder to a professor in a school I applied to, for an introduction email I sent two weeks ago?
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How do people manage recommendation letters?
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5 votes
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How to thank a good teacher?
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Can I simultaneously pursue separate masters and PhD degrees?
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Is it appropriate to ask for more than one recommendation letter from the same person
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3 votes
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Effect of Low credit hours/ long undergrad on grad school
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Will my advisor regret taking me if I start slacking off?