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134 votes
8 answers
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How do I identify predatory and low quality journals? With Beall's List gone, how can I tell if a journal is spam?

75 votes
14 answers
16k views

How is it possible that [insert known crackpot] has articles published in Peer-Reviewed Journals?

61 votes
4 answers
3k views

How can I get the most out of conferences?

55 votes
10 answers
77k views

How important are my grades to the rest of my PhD career?

40 votes
4 answers
27k views

Submitting the same research to multiple conferences

32 votes
1 answer
11k views

Practical implications of noting "equally contributing authors"

29 votes
6 answers
79k views

Attending graduate school at my undergraduate university

27 votes
5 answers
2k views

Doing a PhD with significant external time obligations (e.g., marriage)

26 votes
2 answers
3k views

Advisor isn't advising

25 votes
5 answers
2k views

Balancing coursework, research, and teaching

25 votes
5 answers
15k views

What style questions should I ask potential graduate students interviewing for positions in my lab?

22 votes
6 answers
32k views

What types of industry positions favor PhD over a masters?

20 votes
2 answers
2k views

Advisor asking me to work on research not covered by my grant

19 votes
7 answers
838 views

Should I take courses that are not directly part of my research topic?

19 votes
2 answers
3k views

How to format for a useful journal club?

17 votes
1 answer
378 views

Comparative quality of articles in questionable journals

16 votes
4 answers
271 views

Usefulness of graduate school extracurriculars

15 votes
4 answers
532 views

Teaching Assistantships and research

11 votes
3 answers
2k views

Do I need to have teaching experience before entering grad school?

11 votes
2 answers
989 views

What are the consequences to the researcher in cases of academic fraud?

8 votes
2 answers
426 views

Beginning PhD in related field without subject area expertise, will that be a problem?