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I think you're missing the general point of the answer marked as duplicate, which is that the admissions process is based on a complex combination of factors that are judged by human beings by their own personal criteria, not a machine or formula. That makes it basically impossible for anyone to judge your chances in any situation unless perhaps your chance ...


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I don’t think we can be much more objective in answers than we currently are. Many of our questions are about problems that are far beyond the reach of studies or are far too individual for somebody to have relevant personal experience. Hence, we are only left with basing our answers on good arguments, which is what we often do. Often “as data- and ...


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Thanks for asking. I would not recommend migrating it, as I cannot think of any formulation that would bring it firmly on-topic: "How to study efficiently" is far too broad to be answerable, and there is little we could add to the mountain of advice that already exists online. "What are good study strategies for anatomy?" is a little ...


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Being one of the chief "offenders" here, let me comment. I'm grateful to the OP for not singling me out, but, yes, I answer a lot of questions and do so fairly quickly, but that is just a consequence of how I use the computer generally, as well as how I used the net to teach my classes before I retired. But I see the purpose of this site as ...


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to give newer users the chance to answer first and in turn earn reputation You only need one reputation point to post questions and answers. The other "privileges" you can earn are really not worth seeking out. I just checked the list and most of the privileges I have are ones I did not know I had and will never use. A substantial portion of the ...


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TL;DR. It is true that we want to continue to build up a large and diverse community rather than relying only on a small number of power users. At the same time, our priority is in producing good answers; if the power users provide timely, high-quality answers, I would certainly not want to tell them to stop. So, it is really for individual members to decide ...


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The description of the tag should be targeted to our community, not to some person who has zero knowledge of higher education. As such, the important part is to clarify what kind of academic positions (in an international context) are meant to be covered by the tag and which ones are not. The original description sounds a bit like it is describing a UK ...


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