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Aru Ray
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228 votes

If you know a family member who is much more qualified and capable in mathematics than you are, should find another field of specialisation?

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Should I quit my PhD - workload, self-esteem and social life

101 votes

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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How do I know if I am truly prepared for graduate school in mathematics?

38 votes

Is it true that 'nice' professors fail to produce good students?

36 votes

University I rejected is asking which other one I chose over them; should I tell?

21 votes

How to respond to an unofficial PhD offer?

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How many recommendation letters should you ask a professor to write?

19 votes
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Is it acceptable to ask someone for help revising your paper?

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I keep forgetting what I've learned. Should I even consider pursuing advanced degree in math?

16 votes

Would a high stack exchange rep make a difference in a job interview?

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A trivial correction to my currently-under-review paper - What to do?

14 votes

Is transferring to another university an option for an unhappy PhD student?

13 votes

Why do many PhD programs expect a higher average physics GRE score for international students than US students?

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If transitioning into academic position, should I buy my PhD graduation cap and gown?

12 votes

What does "The references in general are not current" mean?

12 votes

How to handle a student's public speaking anxiety when teaching a class that requires presentations?

11 votes

How to turn down an offer if you aren't sure where you're going yet?

10 votes

Are both GRE and TOEFL a must for a PhD program in the US? Or only TOEFL will suffice?

9 votes

How to stay on top of recent literature?

8 votes

At what age do professors stop taking new students?

8 votes

What must an international graduate student do before arriving in the US?

7 votes

Is it correct protocol to thank your committee members in a PhD dissertation?

7 votes

Can you get a Mathematics PhD if you're an engineer?

7 votes

Is it useful to add excerpts from teaching evaluations in a teaching statement?

6 votes

Writing a thesis acknowledgement: should I address the person as "you" or use 3rd person?

6 votes

What's the meaning of "program"?

6 votes

Where can I find templates for a mathematics research paper?

6 votes

How should I start Undergraduate Research in Mathematics?

5 votes

Are TOEFL requirements waived for foreigners with US bachelors degrees?