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How to avoid procrastination during the research phase of my PhD?
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212 votes
41k views
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University rank/stature - How much does it affect one's career post-Ph.D?
9 answers
119 votes
168k views
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How do you get a bad transcript past Ph.D. admissions?
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90 votes
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Am I reading enough of the scientific literature? Should I read for breadth or depth?
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77 votes
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How to write an academic paper for the first time?
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68 votes
26k views
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Choosing research ideas to include in a statement of purpose
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48 votes
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Good practices for organizing notes
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44 votes
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Should I stay in school?
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34 votes
13k views
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How do I go about publishing a paper without a university affiliation?
6 answers
31 votes
9k views
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What do you wish you knew as a student before you became a researcher?
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28 votes
14k views
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How to write a good PhD literature review?
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25 votes
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Do we ever, in a research paper, mention methods we tried but did not get a satisfactory result?
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21 votes
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Too burnt out to continue MSc
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18 votes
24k views
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How to overcome "No Research Experience" in CS Ph.D applications
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17 votes
7k views
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A comprehensive question about personal statement
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16 votes
21k views
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Device for writing a lecture with a stylus for video lecture recording
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15 votes
845 views
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How do I get recommendation letters?
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15 votes
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How do you know if a PhD is for you?
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14 votes
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Should the personal/research statement be technical?
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12 votes
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Importance of Undergraduate Research
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How important is research experience of undergraduates in the application for graduate school?
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12 votes
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Is it possible to publish a research paper as an independent undergraduate author?
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12 votes
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Admission in research based Master's/Doctoral programme with a bachelor's from a low-ranked University in India
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11 votes
622 views
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How much effort does it take to record video courses?
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10 votes
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As someone with low grades how can I prepare myself to study MSc in CS in USA?
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10 votes
10k views
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Relative importance of research publications for grad school admissions (theoretical physics/pure mathematics)
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10 votes
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How can a graduate school applicant improve his application for next year's season?
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8 votes
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How undergraduate research area affects Ph.D. admission chances?
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6 votes
947 views
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Research publications in string theory/QFT by undergrads
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What does "research activities" mean?