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Writers FAQ - Personal Essay

What is the purpose of the essay?

It provides insight on the writer’s personal narrative and global sensibilities.

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What do evaluators look for when reading the essay?

The essay should convey the writer’s unique point-of-view, tone and sensibility.

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What is the acceptable length for the essay?

750 words or less.

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How do I submit the personal essay?

The personal essay should be submitted through the text entry box on page 7. of the Writers Program Application.

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