Spring 2013 College Scholarship Essay Contest Update

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The Sell Used Books Spring 2013 College Essay Scholarship contest announces record number of contest entries received.

The number of Scholarship essay contest submissions we received this Spring was simply amazing. I couldn't be more pleased. Andrew Ha, the site which allows students to sell used books, has announced that as the deadline to their Sell Used Books College Essay Contest scholarship of April 30, 2013 passes, they have received essay entries in record numbers for their Spring contest. The next step is their impartial contest committee will begin to review all of these submissions in order to select the Grand Prize winner and want it known that they are no longer accepting any more submissions at their site until the Fall Semester contest starts. The specific details for this Spring’s contest and winner, as well as the new dates for the Fall Semester will be announced on their website home page in the upcoming months.

The Sell Used Books College Essay Contest was created as one way to help students cope with the rising cost of education. The contest allows eligible students an opportunity to submit an essays for a chance to win a Scholarship cash prize of $1,000 that that can use towards purchasing their books.

Students who wanted to enter this Spring were ask to to submit an essay on the topic "What is your chosen major and why did you choose it?” Name some reasons why your major is important to you and detail some of the things which have led you towards this path. Asking them to highlight a specific book that may have been helpful in making that decision was also encouraged.

All essays will be judged on originality, organization, strength of ideas, and presentation (including grammar and spelling). This Spring the number of essays entries for the first time in the contest's existence exceeded 1,000 submissions and the success for it’s increasing popularity is in great part to the charitable assistance from all of the Colleges, Universities and staff who generously helped get the word out. Many students turn to this site sell used books in preparation for buying a whole new slate of required textbooks each semester for their schooling. But in addition to helping students pay for their textbooks by buying back their used textbooks after they are done with them, the site now also provides students the chance to win $1,000 to help them with their expenses.

Students are facing financially difficult times as education budgets continue to be slashed and tuition rocket skyward. Today’s students who want to go to college must overcome so many steep financial obstacles. The Sell Used Books College Essay Contest was created to help provide relief to students in desperate need of assistance. allows users to sell books for cash. With instant quotes, free shipping and fast payment, users can easily sell books and textbooks all in one simple transaction.

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