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Nicole Hamilton
  • Member for 10 years, 6 months
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395 votes

Upset by male classmates openly comparing female students according to physical appearance

141 votes

Difficult student would dispute every grade in the course and now wants letter of recommendation

126 votes

I'm 2 months into my PhD. When can I ask my supervisor about the rejected candidates?

113 votes

What to do if most of my students have switched to a better lecturer's class?

98 votes
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How to handle plagiarism on method that does not affect outcome results when reviewing a paper?

97 votes

How to toughen up against hostile students as a TA?

90 votes

I slept with my advisor's daughter and she is blackmailing me now. What can I do?

75 votes
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Should I email my professor to clear up a (possibly very irrelevant) awkward misunderstanding?

73 votes

Dealing with aggressive student suspected to be cheating

65 votes

I screwed up the final. What should I do?

63 votes
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Is it permitted to not take Ph.D. students who have girlfriends/are married/don't come in weekends...?

63 votes
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Do I have to submit my high school transcript if "transcripts for all current and previous post-secondary study" are required?

62 votes

What should I do about students' grammar mistakes?

62 votes

Encouraging questions during lectures yet handling particular student asking too many questions

61 votes
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As a student, how can I negotiate comfortable and appropriate sleeping arrangements with a stranger for a conference?

56 votes

Why are MBA programs closing in the United States?

51 votes

How to ask professor to explain something again?

51 votes

Gender transition as a starting faculty member: a terrible idea?

51 votes
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Professional ways of saying "Keep me in the loop in case you have some other projects I may be able to contribute to"

48 votes

How should I approach job materials for a lateral move entirely for two-body reasons?

48 votes

A potential supervisor asked for a Zoom meeting, then didn’t show up. What should my next step be?

44 votes
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Is it normal to have a bad feeling after asking questions?

44 votes
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As session chair, how to politely end someone's presentation/conversation if over time?

43 votes

Would students feel uncomfortable if I include in my lecture a quote which is somewhat sexually suggestive?

42 votes
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Is it possible to ask the professor to check assignment before submitting?

41 votes

Should I even ask my physics instructor for a letter of recommendation for my common app if I committed academic dishonesty in his course?

36 votes
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How do I get 3 recommendation letters when I have only worked with one advisor?

36 votes

Why do instructors not pursue academic integrity violations?

36 votes

How should I address a PI at the holiday party tonight?

34 votes
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When and how to leave a faculty position for a new department/university or industry

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