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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"
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First year Math PhD student; My problem solving skill has been completely atrophied and continues to decline
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How to acknowledge a MathOverflow user?
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What to do with spare research topics?
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The feeling of inferiority entering a PhD program due to one's undergraduate school rank
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Reality check on advice for statement of purpose
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I feel like my mathematical competence is fading
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How can I get feedback for my work in math if I'm not in academia?
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3 - 4 years since I graduated, how should I time asking for recommendations?
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Is "get passing grades and follow voraciously your curiosity on the side" a good strategy for graduate school?
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Can I list the published papers that I did intern work for even if I'm not an author
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If I have a low GPA in undergrad, and want to get into top PhD programs, should I do an MS degree or redo my undergrad degree?
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Is it a bad idea to do research with multiple different professors at the same time?
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Benefit of published papers for grad admissions
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PhD in theoretical physics: good or bad for engineering jobs?
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Low GPA, any chance of grad school for math?