Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Chicken Soup for the Soul: College Tales

Chicken Soup for the Soul: College Tales

-True stories and poems about experiences in college.
-Stories written by college students, or by graduates about their college years.
-Prefer stories/poems in the first person
-Limit of 1,200 words.
-Payment: $200 plus 10 free copies of the book (worth $100)
-Deadline: December 31, 2008

Suggested topics:
Moving in and meeting the roommate
Saying goodbye to families and friends
Learning to live away from home
Funny and embarrassing stories about college life
Spring Break
Taking a year off from college
Career college students
Semesters or summers abroad
Choosing majors
Dealing with the workload, figuring out professors, grade pressure
Being pre-med, pre-law, and other stressful endeavors before grad school
More tests - MCATs, GMATs, LSATs
Relationships with friends, family, girlfriends and boyfriends
Lifestyle choices, food, drinking or dry.
Personal growth - choosing new friends, coming out, patching up relationships
Money - problems, jobs, scholarships, paying your own way
Medical and psychological challenges
Greek life, eating clubs, pledging, and membership
Sports, clubs, volunteer work, and other extracurriculars

Open to other topics that are interesting about college.

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