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How to effectively deal with Imposter Syndrome and feelings of inadequacy: "I've somehow convinced everyone that I'm actually good at this"

143 votes

How to stop hopping the learning chain and actually begin somewhere?

128 votes

None of 25 students at question session before exam has a question. What should lecturer do?

107 votes

Should you recuse yourself from the hiring committee if you have had a past romantic relationship with an applicant?

103 votes

Examples of harmless mistakes (on purpose) in submitted papers

91 votes

A student in my course does well on exams, but doesn't do the homework: Go easy on them, or make them "pay the price?"

78 votes

Verification of PhD from Harvard

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

57 votes
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Should I waive my right to view my recommendation letters?

57 votes

PhD and postdoc with no first author publications- realistically what are my career prospects?

56 votes

When should a supervisor be an author?

56 votes
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How to react to an angry email / argument as a third party

55 votes

University rank/stature - How much does it affect one's career post-Ph.D?

54 votes

Found mistake in my professors book: Tell her or publish? If so, how?

52 votes

Am I reading enough of the scientific literature? Should I read for breadth or depth?

51 votes
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How to deal with advisor who wants me to submit dissertation on time even though there's a major problem?

46 votes

What are the advantages or disadvantages of using LaTeX for writing scientific publications

42 votes

Is it possible to write two separate Master's theses?

40 votes
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In practice, how secure is a tenured position in the US?

39 votes
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What part-time jobs are suitable for PhD students?

38 votes
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When should I stop including talks on my cv?

38 votes
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How do I not get impatient when other people ask me to describe my research?

35 votes
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Concerns about a very old PhD advisor?

32 votes

How can we promote better writing skills in academic education?

32 votes
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Approaching a paper author who has left academia

31 votes

Will people judge me negatively for skipping department seminars?

30 votes

Points to remember when having to write recommendation letter yourself

30 votes

What contents should I put on my academic website?

30 votes

PhD: what happens if I quit?

28 votes

All out of PhD extensions - what now?

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