Summer Submission Period Announced

CV Summer Deadline Announced

The CV team is happy to announce we will have one last submission period starting today and ending on August 8.

Here are the things to remember:

  • Your story should be a close examination of a significant experience while in college (ideally that is centered around or touches on your experience as a black female undergraduate student)
  • Suggested word count: 1,250 to 1,750 words
  • We have our series “Short Story of the Week” to guide our contributors in the writing process
  • Every 2-4 weeks you’ll receive a newsletter detailing updates on the project, such as new contributors, funding, etc. You can find the newsletter archive here.
  • Thus far, chosen topics have included:
    • Diversity in the Classroom: Areas of success and room for improvement
    • Finding a Place on Campus: Multicultural groups to Panhellenic sororities
    • Paying for Penn: Financial assistance, part-time study, work-study
    • Racial Identity: Finding a sense of self as a young adult
    • Friendship: The importance of a family away from home
    • Spiritual Formation
    • Entrepreneurship

Submit your contributor interest form here!

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