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How should I address a PI at the holiday party tonight?
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The person best suited to answer this question would be your PI. You could simply say, "Hey, I'm so glad you could make it! By the way, do you prefer Dr. Samsonite or something else?" It's likely ...

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Just going to start my PhD, found new professor with more exciting project, what to do?
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Almost every PhD program encourages you to find the professor which is the best fit for you. Approach Dr. B during your first week and express interest in their work, then see where things go.

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What can I do if I have a massive personal problem with a future student?
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As mentioned by other answers, the first thing you absolutely must do is speak with your professor about this. However, you also asked for options to present to your professor. These options depend ...

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How do I get to know research areas in Physics and Mathematics?
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While I agree with Coder's comment that this is probably off-topic here, perhaps I can provide a general answer which would apply to users looking into any new discipline, not just physics or math. ...

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review of a submitted paper
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As far as I can tell, there's only one thing you can do: wait. We've all had to wait longer than we'd like for reviews, and there are any number of possibilities as to why the paper may have had to ...

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Is it possible to be admitted to CS PhD programs (in the US) with scholarship at age 18?
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Currently a CS PhD student in the US in a highly-ranked program. Anecdotally, there is a student in our department who just started at age 18 and is fully funded. I can't speak to how Canada's ...

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