August 27, 2014

Scholarship Contest Winning Essays

We are happy to publish the winning entries in our scholarship contest! These essays demonstrate tremendous insight into the application process. For those of you who are just embarking on the college application process, these essays will be very valuable!

First Prize: A.I., Atlanta, GA: Harvard ’18
Who Wants to be a Paragon?

Second Prize: Darya Bor, Scottsdale, AZ: Amherst College ’18
The Importance of Speech

Third Prize #1: Ryan Lenea, Seattle, WA: Middlebury College ’18
Don’t Be Frightened

Third Prize #2: Madison Tschauner, Hastings, NE: University of Redlands
The Number

Fourth Prize: Megan Riann Sekiya, Austin, TX: Tulane University ’18
Plan B

Fifth Prize #1: Ella S. Conte-Wood, Seattle, WA: Western Washington University
Finding Power in College Shopping

Fifth Prize #2: Kendall J. Paris Flossmoor, IL: The University of Iowa
More than just a Number

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