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Octavia Butler
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  • Brooklyn, NY, United States
28 votes
2 answers
24k views

What is an academic sabbatical?

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26 votes
7 answers
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How does one keep herself updated with new research without forgetting older results?

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11 votes
2 answers
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How/when to become independent in research as a graduate student?

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9 votes
3 answers
18k views

When is the right time to tell my advisor that I plan on leaving my PhD program?

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8 votes
4 answers
4k views

Is it possible to study abroad as a PhD student?

7 votes
1 answer
127 views

How to ask for an academic agreement with a foreign faculty?

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7 votes
3 answers
2k views

Time management and organization for PhD Student in first year?

5 votes
3 answers
785 views

How to ‘fill the gap’ between the end of one’s grant and handing in one’s thesis

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5 votes
3 answers
421 views

Aside from working on a manuscript, what activities can help improve scientific writing skills?

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

Leave of Absence from PHD

3 votes
1 answer
608 views

Impact of gap year during phd program on future post-doc and employment options?

3 votes
3 answers
1k views

PhD course grade impact on postdoc and fellowship applications?

2 votes
2 answers
974 views

Grades and Predoctoral NIH Grants

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2 answers
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Explaining Temporary Voluntary or Medical Leave from Prestigious PhD on CV?

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1 answer
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Retaking GRE during gap year from PhD to improve pre-doctoral fellowship award chances