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Is it possible for a student to TA their entire way through graduate school?

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How are graduate students funded over the summer (in US)?

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Switching between different graduate departments within the same graduate school? [duplicate]

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What are the benefits and drawbacks of a professor being interdisciplinary when they seek tenure?

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How exactly does submitting an interdisciplinary NSF fellowship proposal affect your chances at winning it?

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How do the "proposed research" essays of those who win NSF Fellowships compare with those who don't win NSF Fellowships?

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What is the purpose of the weekly research meetings that advisers often have with their research group?

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Incentives for professors to write recommendation letters

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On giving gifts to LOR writers

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What are some general good principles for creating a poster for a poster session?

8 votes
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What is the process through which a department chooses to invite someone to make a talk at the department?

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What are the tradeoffs involved in taking a postdoc at a top university versus an assistant professorship at a non-top university?

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4 answers
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What to do if undergraduate research has stalled for a long time?

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How do you cite from a presentation or poster at a conference?

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Software to use for creating posters for academic conferences?

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866 views

How does a PhD student make meaningful comments or suggestions regarding a professor's work?

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1 answer
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Suggestions for high school student who is visiting a professor for HS research?

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If you get stuck in research, at what point in time should you ask for help?

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Guidelines to follow if my adviser suggests that I work on dead-end projects

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of having multiple advisers?

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Etiquette and guidelines for asking someone if they might be doing work potentially similar to yours?

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1 answer
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Etiquette and guidelines for sending pre-published work to other people?

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1 answer
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Do tenure reviews in U.S. universities usually consider the number of PhD students that a professor successfully graduates?

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Email etiquette for requesting a meeting with a professor who one won't do research with or take a class from?

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Can graduate students be forced to leave graduate school under pressure from their advisers?

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Is it ever advisable for graduate students to go on sabbatical for several months?

5 votes
1 answer
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What does undergraduate tuition fund, and how does this differ between public universities and private universities in the U.S.?

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When meeting a professor for the first time, is it always a good idea to ask about their research interests?

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592 views

How intensive is the process of interviewing people for faculty openings?

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How do professors usually discover "new" research interests?