Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of SoCApplicationInstructions


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02/18/16 09:10:05 (3 years ago)
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elb
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  • SoCApplicationInstructions

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    2828Any potential major demands on the student's time MUST be included, such as: finals (we know that not all school schedules line up with SoC precisely, and this will absolutely not disqualify an application!), scheduled vacations or holidays, existing summer commitments for work or school, potentially conflicting job applications, etc.
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     30== Improving your chances ==
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     32After submitting a great proposal, PLEASE join us on IRC (irc.freenode.net #pidgin) or XMPP MUC (devel@conference.pidgin.im) and discuss your ideas with the community.  Experience has shown that students who are involved before the Summer of Code starts are more likely to stick with it and make good progress during the summer.  In addition, this provides us more and better information about how you work with other developers and what your skill set is.  You can greatly improve your chances of selection by engaging with the community early.
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