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85 votes
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How to help a successful high schooler who is failing in college?

71 votes
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Promised authorship was not given; am I supposed to get an automatic acknowledgement?

66 votes

How to move forward following an unpleasant situation with colleagues?

64 votes
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Should I tell my supervisor that I added his/her name as a reference for my next academic position?

59 votes

How to reply to an email from a student who wants a reply instantly?

56 votes
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Student wants to show everybody how much he knows

45 votes

It has been 6.5 years of my PhD and I am not seeing the end. What to do?

41 votes

My paper has been criticized by an anonymous commenter online; what can I do?

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As a student with questions about a paper, can I email the author myself or should I ask someone else to contact him?

33 votes

Conversation between freshman from senior high school and retired professor who suffers from Alzheimer's disease

28 votes

How to avoid training a harasser

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How acceptable is it to publish an article without the author's knowledge?

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When should I release deadlines for assignments?

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Is that proper to get messages about your work from your lab head at the early dawn?

21 votes

Having team-members split the grade among them by their personal contribution

20 votes

One of the authors changed idea before submitting paper

20 votes

Is it ethical to give (paid) private tutorials for a student in a module I am TA'ing?

19 votes

How can a full professor from a developing country get a job in the United States?

18 votes
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Is a PhD (economically) still worth doing?

16 votes

In case of in-lecture quizzes, is it unreasonable to fail students who are late or absent?

16 votes

Should I quit my PhD after 4 months?

15 votes

How to quit/put on hold a PhD program due to personality clash with advisor?

15 votes

How to avoid plagiarism when you come up with an argument for a class paper and later discover that another author has the same argument?

13 votes
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Papers written with the sole purpose of finding flaws in someone else's paper

12 votes

Moral dilemma in unwittingly being paid to complete a student's work

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Is it worth going to preview event for accepted students?

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Are there formal or informal hiring bans in some academic settings based on gender and/or nationality?

12 votes

Is feeling lonely and uncomfortable in my (foreign) country of study a valid reason to drop out of a PhD?

11 votes

Is "party ranking" a genuine ranking system?

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Feeling frustrated by colleagues' behavior, considering leaving the university