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I have a problem with the whole notion of a general "shopping question" issue. I agree completely that we should not be making recommendations of specific universities and educational programs, but, while it is generally interpreted as prohibiting "listy" questions, there are formal exceptions - software recommendations for example. That ...


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The question should be closed. There is no need for more confusing rule exceptions. Brian Krause's description shows the question has not been closed yet because very few people have participated in close voting.


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The question had 2 upvotes and 1 downvote the day before it went on the Hot Network Questions (HNQ) at 06:00; on that day it got about 20 upvotes, though I can't say how many came before or after that 06:00 time, I'd be comfortable guessing that most came after. It was in the close votes queue where it received Leave Open × 3 and Close × 2, which took it out ...


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Thanks for bringing this up. I suspect a few of our tags have similar issues, including professors. But let's start with this one for now. My two cents.... So first, we already have an undergraduate tag. This is for questions related to providing teaching, advising, or research mentorship to undergraduate students, and excludes questions that could also be ...


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Let me suggest an idea, based on conversations on this page, and also the function of tags: A tag is a word or phrase that describes the topic of the question. Tags are a means of connecting experts with questions they will be able to answer by sorting questions into specific, well-defined categories. So let's imagine someone comes to this site looking for ...


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My preference would be to remove the tag all-together . Make it an orphan by removing it from some questions and retagging as necessary. It seems too specialized with only one really relevant question and not much chance of getting more. Out. Out, I say. ... retag some of the questions as necessary and keep this one for things that truly apply. This has ...


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Currently, the fourteen questions tagged guaranteed-admissions seem to roughly lie in one of the following categories: "What are my chances of getting admitted to program X?" - 6 questions "Does X matter for graduate admissions? Will focusing on X make my application stronger?" - 5 questions Completely off-topic / unclear - 2 questions A ...


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Thanks Sursula and GoodDeeds, this has been status-completed!


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