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Real Simple - Sixth Annual Life Lessons Essay Contest - EXPIRED



What is the bravest thing you've done in your life? Write an essay describing your answer and you could win publication in Real Simple Magazine and $3,000 cash or other prizes in Real Simple's Sixth Annual Life Lessons Essay Contest. This sweepstakes has expired.

Sweepstakes Links:

  • Sweepstakes Entry Form: http://www.realsimple.com/work-life/life-strategies/inspiration-motivation/second-annual-life-lessons-essay-contest-00000000013682/index.html
  • Sweepstakes Rules: http://www.realsimple.com/magazine-more/inside-website/contests-sweepstakes/life-lessons-essay-contest-rules-00000000058214/
  • Sweepstakes Homepage: http://www.realsimple.com/


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USA, 19+

Start Date:

May 13, 2013

End Date:

September 19, 2013 at 11:50 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

One time per person/email.

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: $3,000 cash. (ARV: $3,000)

2nd Prize: $500 cash. (ARV: $500)

3rd Prize: $250 cash. (ARV: $250)

Additional Comments:

To enter, write an essay answering the question, "What's the bravest thing you've ever done" in 1,500 words or less. Submit your entry by email or mail. Note that there are restrictions about how the essay should be formatted. The contest website also includes last year's winners and tips to help you improve your odds of winning.

Entries will be judged on the basis of originality (25%), creativity (25%), use of language (25%), and appropriateness to contest theme (25%).

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