Melanie Shebel
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How to stop hopping the learning chain and actually begin somewhere?
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147 votes
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Does one need to be affiliated with a university to publish papers?
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127 votes
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Why are professors' websites so ugly?
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116 votes
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How to come up with research ideas?
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108 votes
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Should I recommend a student with a bad ideology?
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93 votes
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How to quiet noisy undergrads students during lecture
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79 votes
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Elsevier production team messed up my paper. What should I do?
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76 votes
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What to do about top students making other students lose confidence?
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69 votes
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I'd like to use a figure from a paper; what's the best way to do this?
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61 votes
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TA talks to others about students, what to do?
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48 votes
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Where can I find the Impact Factor for a given journal?
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44 votes
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Do résumés written in LaTeX show more promise when applying to graduate schools?
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38 votes
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3.8 GPA, but 3 Fs and 1 D on transcript
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38 votes
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How do I become motivated after unfairness in research?
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37 votes
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Separating academic identity from social identity
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35 votes
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Indicating a name change after publication
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Should seemingly arbitrary things like "play piano for Church" or "intramural badminton" go on M.S. or PhD applications in sciences/engineering?
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What is the procedure with regard to unfinished thesis if I am terminated from the program?
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21 votes
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Selling/Buying software in academia
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How strange is it (as an undergrad) to email a professor from another institution about possibly working in their lab?
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Does doing poorly in a course hurt my chances of getting into grad school?
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Is it ok for PhD to come from same school as BA?