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J. Zimmerman
  • Member for 10 years, 10 months
  • Last seen more than 8 years ago
  • US Eastern States
99 votes

Should I challenge my professor who thinks he's always right?

65 votes

How is it in my best interest not to submit a paper to two journals simultaneously?

38 votes

What is the point of journals nowadays?

21 votes

If I write a really bad, but controversial, paper, can I increase my h-index?

19 votes

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

19 votes
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Paper ending: conclusion vs. conclusions

18 votes
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Are women overrepresented in the field of child development studies?

18 votes

Should I inform students that there are cheaper alternatives to the on-campus book store?

17 votes

Do all US schools provide the same access to e-journal resources?

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Is consistency in citation style important?

17 votes

Swiss cheese holes in my education. Do I go back and fill them?

15 votes

What makes a good chalkboard?

15 votes

After initial contact, how long should I address a professor as "Dr. Smith" or "Professor Smith"?

14 votes

How should students react to inaccuracies in professors' teaching without causing resentment

14 votes
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Do textbook publishers really offer ethically questionable inducements to professors to adopt or retain their book?

12 votes
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How can I throw other ideas from my mind while doing PhD?

12 votes

Can a successful grant application be considered a publication in academia?

11 votes

Why would a security agency distribute research funds?

11 votes

How should I start my own private post-doc research project?

11 votes
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Is there a correlation between GRE scores and family income?

11 votes

Can I mention professors' names in the statement of purpose?

10 votes

Seminar on How to Behave At University

10 votes
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Discussing time limits in the limitations section?

10 votes

Is it generally worth the time and effort to challenge incorrect exam test items?

10 votes

Is it considered cheating to ask a friend or tutor to proofread your thesis before submission?

9 votes

Correlation between personality type (MBTI or other) and success in academia?

8 votes
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How to mention "failed" final year thesis in SOP?

8 votes

Does Canada have similar tenure-track system as the USA?

8 votes

Are papers entirely unrelated to my field going to hurt my chances in the future?

7 votes

Do I need to focus my writing to specific paper?