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    Carnegie English Essay Contest

    Thank you for your interest in the Lake Forest College Carnegie English Essay Contest. Fill out the information below and upload your essay for full consideration. The final submission deadline is March 1, 2022. A committee of English faculty will award the top five submissions with a $2,500 annual award. Please note, this is only for first-year students applying for the Fall 2022 term.
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    Upload a PDF or Word Document answering one of the following questions:

    1. Why write?
    2. Why study English literature?

    Your essay must be between 500 and 1,000 words.