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I realize I made a huge mistake in my thesis and am not sure what to do. I'm defending very soon (days away). What should I do?

24 votes

Grades are too high for the department - what should I do?

12 votes

Can my supervisor use my code in his paper without acknowledging me?

11 votes

My work was published before me. What should I do?

11 votes

Acknowledge somebody whose advice is not relevant to the current manuscript anymore?

11 votes

The overwhelming silence in shy classes

8 votes
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How do I cite a screenshot I've taken of a software program?

8 votes

Why is peer review so random?

6 votes

How to list my former affiliation when it changed name (and character)

6 votes

Can cited works hold grammatical positions in sentences?

6 votes

Do I have to cite common CS algorithms?

4 votes

How do I reassure myself that I am a worthy candidate for a tenure-track position, when department would likely have interviewed me even if I wasn't?

4 votes

What is too obvious to explain in a scientific paper?

4 votes

How to penalize students who copy each other but don't realize they have plagiarized?

4 votes

Dataset of grad admission acceptance rate based on undergrad school

4 votes

When are usually the applications deadlines in United States for a Computer Sciences graduate program?

3 votes
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How does a dropout influence one's later scientific career?

3 votes

Requesting LORs from the same recommenders for a different field

2 votes

Is there a more user-friendly way to download multiple articles from arXiv?

2 votes

What is the difference between two universities if students from either can take classes at the other?

2 votes

When should cited author names be included in the substantive, rather than parenthetical, part of a citing sentence?

2 votes
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Should I choose a journal for submission from the journals I have cited and should I cite papers from the journal I intend to submit to?

2 votes

Graduate school admission: what is the point of having a waitlist of size 50 while intending to eventually offer a position to only a few applicants?

2 votes

Reviewing papers at a journal where your own work is currently submitted

1 vote

Gift for mentor after his thesis defense?

1 vote

Why don't authors include in their publications the duration of the research?

1 vote

Acknowledge receipt of email or answer it?

1 vote

How to react when professor wrongly corrects you in public?

1 vote

What are the common mistakes PhD candidates make in their final defense session?

1 vote

How can I determine whether a conference is reputable?