Tag: mentoring

147 How honest should one be with their students when talking about the realities of academia? 2017-01-09T04:30:49.133

147 How can a TA help a student who is certain she sucks at programming? 2018-01-16T20:51:44.590

83 How to let a PhD student know that their research is not as good as they think it is 2016-04-20T19:59:26.667

69 Is praising students' aptitude harmful? 2015-05-20T08:47:22.710

56 How to ask for feedback from research students on my supervision abilities? 2014-07-30T20:59:05.737

42 When should you stop asking your PhD advisor to do advisor like things? 2014-02-25T20:21:43.497

38 How familiar should you be with a topic before assigning it as a thesis to an undergraduate? 2014-09-16T09:34:01.527

38 Am I helping my graduate students too much? 2015-02-06T15:22:49.083

26 Advisor isn't advising 2012-02-16T15:39:07.360

25 Guiding a mentee towards greater independence 2013-12-05T23:41:54.683

22 Is dishonesty sufficient to terminate a grad student? 2016-10-11T18:56:51.410

21 How to encourage students to work more carefully and independently? 2012-10-13T15:18:00.527

21 Should I say something to an undergraduate research assistant who isn't really working full time? 2015-07-21T17:31:13.373

19 Good resource/advice on mentoring undergrads 2012-07-30T06:15:42.510

15 "Challenging" Teaching Experiences for Math Grad Students? 2012-03-28T02:15:53.370

14 Incompatibility with the PhD advisor 2012-06-22T18:06:04.900

13 Do tenure reviews in U.S. universities usually consider the number of PhD students that a professor successfully graduates? 2012-05-15T02:19:21.453

12 Should graduate applicants follow instructions by department NOT to contact potential advisors? 2013-09-25T22:22:52.623

12 What data analysis software should a supervisor recommend to their research students? 2016-05-10T10:18:48.843

11 A question regarding renewal of postdoc fellowship, and the mentor not making the picture clear 2017-01-05T10:42:23.130

11 How to cut ties with abusive supervisor? 2017-06-10T14:28:28.120

10 Does mentoring an undergrad give an edge on job or grant applications? 2012-03-25T22:58:07.733

10 What benefits are there to university alumni mentoring undergraduate students? 2013-08-23T10:09:26.137

10 How to find an academic mentor as a professional 2015-11-12T03:21:33.657

8 Supervised self-study 2013-03-06T09:17:57.880

8 What is the optimal balance of time spent on research vs. volunteering/leadership/organizing in grad school and beyond? 2014-09-29T02:27:09.600

8 Faculty criticizing students in front of other students 2016-05-16T21:07:50.623

7 What is a faculty mentor for a junior professor? 2014-07-30T01:57:36.870

7 Tips for supervising interns 2015-04-08T02:31:05.187

7 How to help students with career goals? 2017-05-28T06:38:10.203

7 Would it be appropriate to ask depressed brother's professor to reach out to brother? 2017-12-24T21:50:54.113

6 Bringing an unprepared student into the lab 2017-07-24T09:23:30.157

5 Finding a mentor 2015-06-06T08:45:07.460

4 Research as a (truly) lone wolf 2017-10-20T21:59:39.227

3 Does the person who downloaded the data deserve to be a co-author? 2016-12-16T15:57:45.073

3 Finding undergraduate research mentor? Etiquette for responding to email from potential mentor 2017-02-26T13:03:23.400

2 Formatting and grammar of sponsoring scientist statement 2016-10-10T16:07:04.917

2 Accepting a postdoc position (in a different field) after industry 2018-01-09T20:47:31.440

1 Getting a Mentor 2014-11-20T23:53:12.700

1 I'm confused and frustrated by my postdoc mentor's stubbornness and not caring for my future at all. What should I do? 2017-04-23T14:30:38.390

1 Introducing myself to a research mentor 2017-09-20T13:17:17.307

1 Asking for possible collaboration if unknown and early-stage researcher 2018-01-22T14:18:14.600

0 New to USA - Masters vs. Staying with my mentor 2014-03-09T16:11:23.450

0 Should I drop a course to prioritize self-studying out of class with the risk of having taken too few courses for grad school 2017-01-27T17:38:30.420

0 Express interest to join mentor's group with whom a fellowship application got rejected 2017-10-10T18:43:00.660

-1 Should I ask one of my university lectures to be my mentor? 2015-07-16T13:16:23.113

-3 Working in Artificial General Intelligence and robotics: how to avoid passion for communism and be successful in capitalist society? 2017-08-16T19:20:39.353

-3 Will mentorship by a Physics Professor be enough to help me fill the gaps I need for a graduate program? 2018-03-02T07:07:24.283