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Deleting [advice-request] tag

There is a tag advice-request, which in my opinion is useless, as: it is a meta-tag, in general, much content here is in fact an advice request, I have no idea how should it help. Any pros or cons ...
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Tag for Ph.D. studies pursued concurrently to employment

Some people do a Ph.D. while working (almost) full time in non-academic industry. This usually involves going part-time, and having buy-in from one's employer, and of course the Ph.D. will take longer ...
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Reorganising research-related tags a bit

Proposal I would like to implement the following tag structure as already suggested and reasoned in this answer. An arrow means that the respective tags are merged and synonymised, with the right tag ...
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Spamming the front-page for the purpose of creating a tag

Is it appropriate to edit many questions at once for the purpose of creating a tag? At the moment, 12 (!) questions are on the front-page because of this, all edited within the last hour. (Some even ...
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Difference between 'evaluation' and 'evaluation-criteria' tags

The evaluation and evaluation-criteria tags seem extremely similar to me. evaluation is used in 30 questions. Its description is Questions relating to academic evaluation and the process of ...
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Can visibility and responsiveness of tag warnings be improved?

As per this feature request we now have a warning for the graduate-admissions tag. I'm happy for the warning, and I thank all those who have contributed, but I'm concerned by its low visibility. Most ...
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Proposal to narrow the scope of 'paper-submission'

Currently, the tag wiki excerpt for paper-submission defines the scope of this tag as follows: The process of preparing a scientific manuscript, finding suitable journal or conference and ...
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Should we have a tag for degree revocation questions?

Related : Should we have a canonical question about degree revocations? Considering the high number of questions on whether, how, and when degrees can be revoked, would it be helpful to have a degree-...
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How is the order of tags defined for "Top Tags" in the "Profile"

My "Top Tags" are not the ones with the highest score, but somehow the number of posts plays a rôle as well. Can someone clarify the rules to me? (by the way: Are they the same on all SE sites?) ...
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Tag suggestion: student-ability

There are currently 54 questions concern about weak students, 194 questions for strong students. I propose we should have a tag for the ability of the students. The question How to deal with a very ...
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What are the exact applications of cover-letter and application-letter tags?

We have two tags with the following excerpts: cover-letter For questions about cover letter attached to applications or curricula vitae. This is not for cover letters for submissions to journals....
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Adding a tag synonym

In a comment to this question the OP asked for a "reviewing" tag. Charles correctly pointed out that we already have a "peer-review" tag. It seems like "reviewing", however, could be a tag synonym for ...
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Duplicate (synonym) tag shown in tag list

If I search "revi" in https://academia.stackexchange.com/tags , I get [reviewing] listed although clicking it brings to [peer-review].
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Tags related to graduate admissions and the job search

We currently have a number of tags related to the graduate admissions and the job search. application, application-letter, cover-letter, faculty-application, graduate-admissions, job-search, statement-...
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An excerpt/wiki improve suggestion to [tag:LaTeX]

When a user wants to ask a question about latex then he probably goes to tag his question by latex. In the excerpt of such tag we read: LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation ...
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