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610 votes
13 answers
80k views

How should I deal with becoming discouraged as a graduate student?

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82 votes
10 answers
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What do mathematics researchers do if they aren't good?

68 votes
7 answers
18k views

What can I do to recover from a short term burnout?

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68 votes
1 answer
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Choosing research ideas to include in a statement of purpose

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60 votes
5 answers
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Why are CS researchers reluctant to share code and what techniques can I use to encourage sharing?

55 votes
7 answers
8k views

If you get stuck in research, at what point in time should you ask for help?

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53 votes
4 answers
28k views

How to contact professors for PhD vacancies?

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49 votes
8 answers
6k views

Strategies to remember papers that you read

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49 votes
5 answers
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How to find a good topic for a PhD research proposal?

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48 votes
7 answers
6k views

How to be efficient as a graduate student juggling classes, TA and research?

41 votes
4 answers
9k views

Details an applicant should include/exclude in an introductory letter to a prospective grad school adviser?

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33 votes
5 answers
5k views

Reading (& understanding) a lot of papers is hard. How to deal with it?

31 votes
3 answers
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What are characteristics of a "good" thesis topic?

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24 votes
2 answers
4k views

How to read and take notes on research papers

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23 votes
3 answers
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What is a good length for the statement of purpose in a U.S. PhD application?

19 votes
2 answers
11k views

How many research interests should be included in a statement of purpose/objective

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17 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to research about professors wisely?

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14 votes
5 answers
5k views

Can you be a good PhD student if you hate reading literature?

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9 votes
2 answers
5k views

What questions should I ask when I visit labs for potential post-doc employment?

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5 votes
2 answers
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PhD or physics as a hobby? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to show that the department fits my research goal?

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