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YCteen Spring Writing Internship

YCteen Spring Writing Internship If you're a New York City teen and you like the idea of writing stories that will help your peers, YCteen may be the place for you.

Applications for our Fall Internship are due on February 9, 2018.

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Two YCteen Writers Receive Prestigious Award

Two <i>YCteen</i> Writers Receive Prestigious Award YCteen writers Jovani Hernandez and Mario Sanchez were both awarded Posse Scholarships. Jovani will attend Franklin and Marshall College. Mario will attend Lafayette College.

Both writers were also named semifinalists in the prestigious 2017 New York Times College Scholarship Program.

Mario writes, “Because I was involved with YCteen, I was able to show the Posse Foundation that I was capable of being a talented writer. The fact that my writing has been published a couple of times is beyond believable.”
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Congrats to Winners of Writing Contest #240

Congrats to Winners of Writing Contest #240 Congratulations to the winners of our most recent writing contest, who sent letters with opinion and advice for the authors of YCteenmag.org. Special thanks to Paul Gammarano and his students at New Dorp HS in Staten Island for submitting dozens of letters.

Read the winning essays
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