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(so we need to provide the template to Google somehow?)
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*Our problem is - none of us have seen the google app - so we don't know what the student will be presented with!  We don't know how much duplication there will be! Is it possible to get a peek at it somehow so we know what the student will be presented with?  [[User:James|James]] 16:20, 24 March 2008 (PDT)
 
*Our problem is - none of us have seen the google app - so we don't know what the student will be presented with!  We don't know how much duplication there will be! Is it possible to get a peek at it somehow so we know what the student will be presented with?  [[User:James|James]] 16:20, 24 March 2008 (PDT)
 
**Gale: So from the {{external|[http://groups.google.com/group/google-summer-of-code-announce/web/guide-to-the-gsoc-web-app-for-student-applicants guide to the web app]}} it seems there is not much duplication, only name/college/course? The guide says "if the organization has provided us with an application template, it should propagate into the "Detailed Description" section (in the web app) once you've selected the organization". So we need to provide the template to Google?
 
**Gale: So from the {{external|[http://groups.google.com/group/google-summer-of-code-announce/web/guide-to-the-gsoc-web-app-for-student-applicants guide to the web app]}} it seems there is not much duplication, only name/college/course? The guide says "if the organization has provided us with an application template, it should propagate into the "Detailed Description" section (in the web app) once you've selected the organization". So we need to provide the template to Google?
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**Please check with Vaughan.  It probably went in with the we-want-to-be-a-mentor-org docs.  Might be a very slightly older version, but I think that is good enough.  If someone could take a look (as a student) at google student web app, with us selected as organization, that could help, or you could even ask one student to e-mail you a screenshot....  [[User:James|James]] 04:08, 25 March 2008 (PDT)

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  • Our problem is - none of us have seen the google app - so we don't know what the student will be presented with! We don't know how much duplication there will be! Is it possible to get a peek at it somehow so we know what the student will be presented with? James 16:20, 24 March 2008 (PDT)
    • Gale: So from the guide to the web app  it seems there is not much duplication, only name/college/course? The guide says "if the organization has provided us with an application template, it should propagate into the "Detailed Description" section (in the web app) once you've selected the organization". So we need to provide the template to Google?
    • Please check with Vaughan. It probably went in with the we-want-to-be-a-mentor-org docs. Might be a very slightly older version, but I think that is good enough. If someone could take a look (as a student) at google student web app, with us selected as organization, that could help, or you could even ask one student to e-mail you a screenshot.... James 04:08, 25 March 2008 (PDT)