Best College Admissions Essays

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Best College Admissions Essays 2018 welcomes original college admissions essays written by high school students applying to college for the 2017-18 academic year.


First-prize winner will receive $1,000 and featured publication in Best College Admissions Essays 2018. Two second-prize winners will receive $500 each and featured publication. Runners-up will be published in Best College Admissions Essays 2018. We expect to publish around 100 original essays in this book.


Essays may be any length between 250-1,000 words. Multiple submissions encouraged, each with its own form.

All submissions confidential. Fee waivers available on request.