- Introduction: The New York Times Personal Narrative Writing Contest invites middle and high school students ages 11-19 to tell a short story about a meaningful life experience in 600 words or fewer. Your narrative should be a short, powerful, true story about a meaningful life experience
- Contest Guidelines: It must be 600 words or fewer, not including the title. One entry per student.
- Competition Website: For more information about the competition, click here.
The New York Times Personal Narrative Writing Contest
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Students who previously took the class:
Throughout the years, our students have successfully gained admission or are currently attending top-ranking secondary and high schools around the world: America, Australia, Canada, China, and more:
- Cardigan Mountain School
- Choate Rosemary Hall
- Concord Academy
- Groton School