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What potential duplicate targets should I know about as a reviewer?

We have a few canonical questions on this site, i.e., questions that are often used as a target of duplicate closure or were even specifically designed for this purpose. What are they? Are there any ...
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Do we need a “borderline admissions” question for countries other than the US?

We already have a question that outlines the US admissions process for students with a weak background. However, I’m beginning to wonder if we need a similar question for the UK and German systems as ...
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Should we have a canonical question about degree revocations? [duplicate]

Update: This is now live. It seems like we've got a lot of questions about degree revocations recently (1, 2, 3, for example). It seems like the answer is consistently "No, unless you ...
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Canonical Q&A suggestion: “I've been admitted to multiple graduate programs, how to choose between them?”

This question is now live: I've been admitted to multiple PhD programs, how should I choose between them? In March/early April, we often get (highly specific) questions from students who have been ...
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Would like to add “faq” and/or “canonical-question” and/or “canonical-post” tag to these questions

We have a helpful list of standard Q&As, which makes it easier for questioners to find out what they want to know, and write non-duplicate questions. The list also helps with identifying ...