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184 votes

How can I deal with students who are not interested in the class but the credits?

168 votes
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Why do students go for a PhD even when chances of getting academic jobs on its completion are slim?

140 votes

What should I do when my accepted paper is subsequently rejected?

118 votes

Two-thirds of my class colluded. Should I report them to the academic offences committee?

104 votes

I have stack-exchanged through my undergrad math program. Am I likely to succeed in mathematics PhD programs?

100 votes

Two students having separate topics chose to use the same paper format

95 votes

I'm in a religious country, and my religious supervisor is praying. What should I do?

90 votes
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Is it acceptable to use working hours to read general interest books?

86 votes

Is putting a silly name on a diploma a bad idea?

85 votes

Where can I find a paper that has been cited multiple times but only ever appears as a citation?

84 votes

Can you share some screenshots of editor's control panels?

83 votes

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

77 votes

Why did UK quit Erasmus?

77 votes

What is the purpose of the “Comments only to the editors” section in peer reviews?

76 votes

Is it appropriate to ignore emails from a student asking obvious questions?

74 votes
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Journal published a paper, ignoring my objections as a referee

74 votes

What can I do with like-new, recent-edition textbooks that I'm not allowed to sell?

73 votes

Why is novelty mandatory for a Ph.D. degree?

70 votes
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Why are journals telling me that my article is plagiarized even though I wrote it by myself?

70 votes

A journal editor has pretended my referee report actually came from two separate referees

68 votes

Why do some journal proofs insert dozens of typesetting mistakes?

66 votes

What if I made a mistake in a paper and now I got a minor revision?

66 votes
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Why is my paper "under review" if it contains no results?

65 votes
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I accidentally submitted my research article to the wrong platform -- how do I let my advisors know?

63 votes
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First-year PhD giving a talk among well-established researchers in the field

62 votes
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How to judge a Ph.D. applicant that arrives "out of thin air"

62 votes

Should I warn new/prospective PhD Student that supervisor is terrible?

61 votes
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As a reviewer, is it inappropriate to make unsolicited comments on another reviewer's comments?

60 votes

I have been accused of copying two lab reports from the previous year even though I had done everything by myself

60 votes
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How to respond to senior academics after a public 'punching down' session

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