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Writing Competition

Cornell 1L Students:

The 2022 Joint Journal Writing Competition for current Cornell 1L students will be in May. Current 1L students will have a set amount of time (generally a few days) to complete each section during a window running from Friday, May 20th until Monday, June 6th.

Prospective Transfer Students:

The 2022 Writing Competition for transfer students will take place on August 5th through the 15th.


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