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So the application form for the Delta Kappa Gamma scholarship was a password-protected Microsoft Word document that included precise instructions to type everything using 10pt font. Which would have been nice, if the bloody password-protected file allowed you to actually _do_ any of that instead of limiting you to size 8 all-caps. The thing missed a couple of fields, too.
An hour after I submitted it, I decided to try the somewhat shady DOC - RTF - DOC-and-unprotect trick. That worked, and I finally got to edit the document.
Of course, I didn't have a copy of my application data any more. Didn't get saved in the bloody Microsoft Word document. ARGH. And I didn't think of printing off another copy for my records. Lesson learned: always print applications twice.
I'm planning to wander over to the admissions office early tomorrow morning and ask if I could photocopy my application for my records. I'll mention the problem I had with the font size on the document. If they think it might be a big thing, then I can spend the rest of the morning feverishly retyping the form, getting rid of all the fields and making sure the font size is just right.
I should also go and ask my supervisor to fax a copy of his reference letter.
Right, that sounds like a Plan.
Today: lots of checking.