* ... take into account that '''Google Summer of Code is a full time job'''. If you consider getting an additional part time job, have extensive exams or an extended vacation during the program, you likely should not apply. If you do anyway, please make sure to explicitly list your other commitments in your application.
** ''Experience in previous years' GSoC has shown us that students with extensive extra commitments during the GSoC coding phase tend to really struggle to meet their goals. GSoC becomes a burden instead of being fun.''
==Before you are accepted...==