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Writing Competition

Cornell 1L Students:

The 2023 Joint Journal Writing Competition for current Cornell 1L students will begin in May. Current 1L students will have a set amount of time (generally a few days) to complete each section during a window to be announced soon.

Prospective Transfer Students:

The 2023 Writing Competition for transfer students will announced closer to summer, but usually takes place in early August.


If you have any questions about the Cornell Joint Journal Writing Competition, please email John McCloud at