Grad Students: What Would You Tell Your Professors, But Can’t? (Volume 2)

We asked this question here around five years ago as a follow-up to “Grad Students: What Do You Wish You Knew?“. It seemed like a good idea to pose it again, since we recently posted “Grad Students: What Do You Wish You Knew? (Volume 2)“. There might be new issues or concerns, and some previously mentioned ones might still be relevant.

Philosophy graduate students, what would you like to tell your professor(s) right now, but can’t?

As philosophy professors and philosophy departments get ready for the upcoming year, it would be useful to hear from graduate students things it may be difficult, awkward, or risky for them to express or ask about in person to those in their program.
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