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2nd Prize: $500 cash. (ARV: $500)
3rd Prize: $250 cash. (ARV: $250)
To enter, write an essay answering the question, "If you could change one decision that you made in the past, what would it be?" along with what you learned about yourself from the mistake, in 1,500 words or less. Submit your entry by email or mail.
Entries will be judged on the basis of originality (25%), creativity (25%), use of language (25%), and appropriateness to contest theme (25%).