I recently posted this question, which was flagged as off-topic:

How to approach the stigma of not having a math degree?

I'm not sure why it was flagged. MO asks for questions about research-level mathematics. The question is about how to better engage in research-level mathematics. I also know a number of folks who share similar concerns / would be interested in getting some insights from the math research crowd.

Is there a way I can modify the question to better meet the criteria of MO? Or would it be better to repost on academia.stackexchange?