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140 votes
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34k views

Choice of personal pronoun in single-author papers

128 votes
17 answers
141k views

Software to draw illustrative figures in papers

92 votes
6 answers
7k views

How to become well-known in the research community while being a PhD student

73 votes
6 answers
19k views

What to do if reviewers reject a paper without understanding the content?

73 votes
10 answers
7k views

Should academic papers necessarily carry a sober tone?

67 votes
7 answers
36k views

Points to consider when deciding whether to get married during a PhD

67 votes
1 answer
29k views

Choosing research ideas to include in a statement of purpose

61 votes
4 answers
35k views

Should I waive my right to view my recommendation letters?

56 votes
5 answers
84k views

When does one go for a double doctorate?

54 votes
6 answers
2k views

Towards a Stackexchange-like comment/reputation system for research papers

52 votes
4 answers
29k views

How to contact professors for PhD vacancies?

51 votes
6 answers
19k views

Dressing etiquette for interviews in academia

43 votes
11 answers
46k views

What part-time jobs are suitable for PhD students?

43 votes
6 answers
12k views

Points to remember when having to write recommendation letter yourself

42 votes
3 answers
20k views

How to proceed when PhD advisor leaves academia or moves to a new university midway?

39 votes
10 answers
3k views

Why do universities have to spend money on journals?

31 votes
7 answers
3k views

Etiquette when talking to a researcher whose work you do not think highly of

31 votes
3 answers
4k views

How important are citations when applying for jobs or promotions?

29 votes
3 answers
4k views

When does a PhD end?

29 votes
3 answers
4k views

What makes securing faculty positions difficult?

29 votes
5 answers
2k views

Value of contributions to Wikipedia when applying for academic jobs

28 votes
8 answers
5k views

Are faculty salaries negotiable?

24 votes
3 answers
6k views

Is "working from home" a bad thing in academia?

24 votes
3 answers
16k views

Should résumés be attached in a mail to a professor?

24 votes
3 answers
3k views

How do universities deal with loss in productivity post tenure?

23 votes
2 answers
12k views

PhD opportunities when lacking publications

22 votes
4 answers
20k views

Timing an internship during PhD

20 votes
2 answers
2k views

Motivating students when teaching a widely disliked course

20 votes
4 answers
9k views

Why do universities place a weight on GRE/TOEFL scores?

20 votes
4 answers
8k views

How should an academic negotiate his/her salary?