Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by syo_astro » May 24th, 2015, 6:09 pm

Make it super fancy and do it in LaTeX ;). No, but google docs, word, etc you can do it in anything as long as you can work with it, format it, and make it well. I personally like word better than google docs, but LaTeX is...fancier (and more difficult to work with?). BUT. Please pay attention to the instructions, convert it to a PDF beforehand preferably if possible (it will help A LOT if you can because then we won't have to resave and possibly mess with your beauty).
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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » May 24th, 2015, 6:12 pm

syo_astro wrote:Make it super fancy and do it in LaTeX ;). No, but google docs, word, etc you can do it in anything as long as you can work with it, format it, and make it well. BUT. Please pay attention to the instructions, convert it to a PDF beforehand preferably if possible (it will help A LOT if you can because then we won't have to resave and possibly mess with your beauty).
If you need to, use this: https://www.freepdfconvert.com/ You can convert to PDF every 5 minutes (or is it 10 minutes?).

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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by syo_astro » May 24th, 2015, 6:17 pm

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syo_astro wrote:Make it super fancy and do it in LaTeX ;). No, but google docs, word, etc you can do it in anything as long as you can work with it, format it, and make it well. BUT. Please pay attention to the instructions, convert it to a PDF beforehand preferably if possible (it will help A LOT if you can because then we won't have to resave and possibly mess with your beauty).
If you need to, use this: https://www.freepdfconvert.com/ You can convert to PDF every 5 minutes (or is it 10 minutes?).
It's not that, it's just I don't want to (or have someone else have to) have to resave like 10-20 PDFs randomly. It'd just make things way more convenient, so please don't try to cut around it...
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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by syo_astro » May 24th, 2015, 7:30 pm

DoctaDave wrote:For div. C, the document says El/Bridge building. Does this mean we can either submit stuff for bridge building or elevated bridges?
Dislike double posting, but exception. The person reviewing bridges for SSSS said he wants to see elevated bridges, I will edit the doc appropriately to reflect this.
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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by jkang » May 24th, 2015, 7:56 pm

Just a helpful hint: for converting files to PDFs, use ctrl/cmd+P and save the file as a PDF through the print dialog. In past experiences, downloading Google docs as PDFs or using online converters has sometimes ruined my formatting, and this method just saves so much time and effort.
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Post by Magikarpmaster629 » May 25th, 2015, 4:35 am

Time to make notes. 7,500 words to go...
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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by Panda Weasley » May 25th, 2015, 3:53 pm

Can we only submit things after June 1st, or can we submit things sooner?
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Post by syo_astro » May 25th, 2015, 4:38 pm

Panda Weasley wrote:Can we only submit things after June 1st, or can we submit things sooner?
If you submit things earlier, we will not be able to accept it, so we would prefer that you please NOT send it before then. We are working on logistical stuff basically, and at least I know I'll be a bit busy until June 1st for reviewing materials sent in anyway. Please just remember whenever you do send it in READ FOREVER'S POST AT THE START OF THIS THREAD. It contains various details important to test-making, note-making, and sending in the stuff (eg. file format, etc). We would like to make the process of accepting materials quick, and if you read that post, then it should be.
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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by vennowsah » May 25th, 2015, 11:15 pm

This is the third year that I will be participating in SSSS, and I can't wait to get started! This program has really benefited me in prepping for my events and becoming familiar with the various concepts early on. Great way to learn how to make good practice tests too!
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Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2015

Post by syo_astro » May 26th, 2015, 10:41 am

vennowsah wrote:This is the third year that I will be participating in SSSS, and I can't wait to get started! This program has really benefited me in prepping for my events and becoming familiar with the various concepts early on. Great way to learn how to make good practice tests too!
This is my third year with forever + mnstr, and I am (we are?) very happy for the excitement :). Of course, I agree about the usefulness, heh. Looking forward to reading (and throwing piles of advice at muahahah) the submissions.
B: Crave the Wave, Environmental Chemistry, Robo-Cross, Meteorology, Physical Science Lab, Solar System, DyPlan (E and V), Shock Value
C: Microbe Mission, DyPlan (Earth's Fresh Waters), Fermi Questions, GeoMaps, Gravity Vehicle, Scrambler, Rocks, Astronomy
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