Just getting it in under the wire, but here’s the news since the July update.
I’m accepting nominations for moderator via private message. If you or someone you know would be a good candidate, send me a message.
After an absence, @CC_Sorin has rejoined me as a community manager. He’s already been a huge help setting up early decision and early action threads. His deep knowledge of the community and its history have been invaluable already.
We got hundreds of applications to become Student Ambassadors! Now we’re narrowing down the list and starting interviewing applicants. I’m hoping I will be able to introduce our first class of Student Ambassadors in a few weeks.
It’s taking a bit longer than we hoped (partially due to summer vacations), but we are close to moving to a new hosting company. That change should improve the reliability of site. We’ve also worked out a plan to limit the downtime for the transition to a few off-peak hours. When I know more about timing, I’ll let you all know.
When people run across difficulties or confusion in how the site works, I can sometimes share tricks that might make your life easier. From the past month: