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8 votes
2 answers
466 views

Is it normal for master's students to be sidelined, compared to PhD students?

7 votes
1 answer
976 views

How should I feel about a professor using an entire online course for his own course?

6 votes
2 answers
4k views

Is it rude to visit a professor's office during office hours after he/she doesn't respond to my email?

5 votes
2 answers
4k views

What does it mean to co-sign a letter of recommendation?

4 votes
1 answer
430 views

Will the research activity during my Master's program seriously impact my PhD or career path?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to cite papers that are in submission and don't have preprints?

3 votes
4 answers
3k views

Is it normal for professors to hold their graduate students "hostage?"

3 votes
1 answer
706 views

How detailed are you supposed to be w.r.t. your research interests in a SoP?

3 votes
0 answers
85 views

Will my UGPA keep my application from even being looked at, despite having turned things around? [duplicate]

3 votes
2 answers
501 views

What would it mean if a professor of interest (POI) emails me after April 15th asking if I decided where to go for my PhD yet?

2 votes
2 answers
580 views

Professor who I requested an LoR from told me to look for someone who knows me better, but would write me one if I couldn't find anyone

2 votes
2 answers
207 views

Do professors starting at a school in the US in the future have any say/influence on the decision process for that particular round of admissions?

2 votes
1 answer
404 views

Is it acceptable or normal for professors to ask first semester grad students to teach a class?

2 votes
1 answer
90 views

How important is the grade for a course I took, if I want to pursue graduate studies in that field? [duplicate]

2 votes
0 answers
112 views

Rushing a paper to be published vs. taking the time and having a preprint by the time of PhD applications [closed]

2 votes
1 answer
785 views

Would it look bad if I don't have a letter of recommendation from my advisor (out of personal choice)?

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to make up for lack of publications in CV?

2 votes
2 answers
428 views

What to do when you're not confident your advisor will be able to write you a strong LoR?

1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Taking an extra semester to raise GPA [duplicate]

1 vote
0 answers
580 views

How should I tell my professor that I want to quit my integrated program midway?

1 vote
2 answers
671 views

Is it normal for professors to twist the truth about their labs?

1 vote
0 answers
531 views

Is it still true that CS PhD programs don't do interviews?

1 vote
1 answer
126 views

Letter recommender hasn't responded to request and has conference deadline coming up. Should I remind them?

1 vote
1 answer
332 views

Dropping out of a master's program to pursue a PhD

0 votes
1 answer
153 views

Do you have to follow the instructions for a statement of purpose/personal statement? [closed]

0 votes
0 answers
94 views

Applying again for PhD abroad vs. staying at my home institution?

0 votes
1 answer
229 views

Situations where changes in advisor/lab interests makes you feel lost

0 votes
1 answer
128 views

Is it too early to switch advisors if I just finished my first semester as a master's student?

0 votes
1 answer
86 views

How should I approach a professor whose class I'm taking for advice regarding a project I'm working on?

0 votes
1 answer
566 views

How do interim or partial transcripts work for application, and is it possible to have an admissions decision reversed based on the final version?