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Ben Voigt
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32 votes

Professor gave me a higher grade than I deserved. What should I do?

26 votes

Personal repercussions for those who actively ignore review requests?

21 votes

Is it unethical to take ideas from a pre-print to write your own research paper (though the author of the pre-print is acknowledged)?

17 votes

An undergraduate said they may hire a freelancer to do their work for them. What should I do?

14 votes

Are we mere facilitators of glorifed correspondence courses?

8 votes

How to address a doctoral candidate who is ABD (All but Dissertation)? Is "Dr" appropriate?

8 votes
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What is the purpose of the centralized CollegeBoard instead of individual universities giving their own entrance exams?

7 votes

What are the pros and cons of well compensated STEM graduate students joining a union?

6 votes

How to respond to a professor who was insulted by an email detailing mistakes in the exercise?

6 votes

What should I do after advisor got upset when I expressed "belief in evolution" and then said he couldn't add me to his research team?

5 votes

Papers with "towards X" in the title

5 votes

What to do when you're cited, but the author doubts the validity of your results

4 votes
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Where to define a symbol that also has an abbreviation

4 votes

Is it expected that a part-time masters student publish before transferring to a PhD?

4 votes

Asking for "more" during office hours?

4 votes
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Will quitting a PhD to try an industry job severely reduce my chances of being accepted to another PhD program later?

3 votes

Good thinker, bad problem solver in graduate school?

3 votes

Research statement for a fellowship application: should I introduce my area?

3 votes

Should a TA be doing software development for the professor?

3 votes

A potential PhD supervisor declined to accept me as a student; can I ask a second time?

3 votes

Will my job have a negative impact on my profile as a graduate student applicant?

3 votes

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

2 votes

How do postdoc proposal and PhD proposal differ?

1 vote

How to arrange a multi-topic academic homepage

1 vote

Thesis writing; bottom up vs. top down

1 vote

What causes some students to be selectively impervious to supervision of their thesis writing?

1 vote

Meaning of undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate in US

0 votes

Consequences of taking 5 years to graduate with a double major?

0 votes

Is it possible (and also meaningful) to do two PhDs?