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Common Errors in Background & Significance Section of a Grant Application & How to Correct Them
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Probability and Statistics

The skilled instrumentation of probability and statistics empowers aspiring data scientists to fine-tune their data mining and processing techniques to draw applicable data from the vast amount of raw data, develop analytic models, and so on.  More importantly, understanding probability and statistics is as critical as learning programming because these elements make up the foundation of data science.     To that

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5 Potential Benefits of Pursuing a Graduate Degree

Undergraduate education is much more common than it used to be, which has made the job market flushed with increased positions that require more than simply a bachelor’s degree. For some, getting a graduate degree is just the next step in their educational career. For others, the investment is not always worth it or might not seem necessary for their

Common Errors in Background & Significance Section of a Grant Application & How to Correct Them
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Object-Oriented Programming with C#

Around 20 years ago, C# was designed and developed by Microsoft as a language to be used on its platform. It is a multi-paradigm high-level language that is primarily used for web application development. C# covers a wide variety of features that make it advanced yet remarkably simple to use. C# was developed by Anders Hejlsberg, as a part of

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Maximizing Your Graduate Degree: Making Sure You Have a Good Return on Your Academic Investment

Grad school is not cheap. Attending post-secondary education, even if it is just a bachelor’s degree, is expensive. While most people can justify spending the money to get an undergraduate degree, some people worry that they won’t have such a successful return on their graduate school investment. Another problem is that while research shows that those who attend graduate school

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How to Make An Academic Poster

In academia, the communication of your research is essential. Whether you are delivering a presentation, writing a research paper, or making an academic poster, you need to effectively communicate your message. But, not all forms of communication are created equal and creating a poster has its own set of challenges and advantages. Here, we will discuss how to create an

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Declining Interest in Academic Careers

When individuals begin their Ph.D. studies, the majority of them are hoping for a career in academics. But for some reason or another, many change their minds throughout the process. Why do so many students, at the completion of a Ph.D. and sometimes even their postdoctoral fellowship, decide that an academic career isn’t for them? Even when they started their

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Science and Academic Careers at Small Liberal Arts Colleges

When pursing science and a career in academics, the institution is extremely important. Choosing a small liberal arts college, formerly known as a baccalaureate institution is different from a large research university. Liberal arts colleges focus on the education of undergraduates. Offering a broad education with excellent teachers and research opportunities, there are two main tracks that can be pursued;

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The Impact of Social Media on Knowledge Dissemination

In this age of the internet, knowledge can be shared instantly and people are able to access information quicker and easier than ever before. Social Media is the most effective tool for sharing and marketing. Scientists and researchers need to use this tool to their advantage in order to promote their work and share information with the world. But to

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Using Social Media to Create an Online Academic Portfolio

The rise of the internet and subsequently, social media, has had many implications for society. The internet has changed the way academia works and how research is done. Social media specifically, has changed the way we interact and connect with people. It is important to understand exactly what social media is, so it is operationally defined as the compilation of

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Citation Indicators – Alternative to Impact Factors

Impact factors are prevalent as they have various implications, strong background, and clear formula. However, there are some issues that may arise: often impact factors do not consider factors, such as the area of work, citation patterns or length of the journals. As a result, experts claim that these numbers cannot be used as indicators for funding decisions or individual