First, make all reasonable efforts to accommodate the student and make them feel
Frequent contact with the student, prompt response to student queries,periodic status reports from mentors about the contact of the student. Also
encourage the student to participate in the public mailing list and IRC channel,
with or without mentor. Their progress should be regularly applied to our source
tree, if necessary, in a feature branch. All of these have shown to be effective
with all students in previous years.