Why do some academics feel like frauds?

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Note that students too can feel like frauds (albeit for different reasons). Some high performing students believe that they don’t deserve their grades and that they are due to good luck, lax marking or the poor work of the rest of the class. This is something that appears most clearly, usually along with considerable anxiety, in the writing of dissertations.

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