Write On Competition
The Office of Journal Administration (OJA) oversees the annual Write On Competition. The Write On Competition is open to first-year students and students who are transferring to Georgetown.
Students who wish to compete must purchase the rights to the online competition packet. The Competition consists of a case comment and a Bluebook test. Some journals also request a separate personal statement and/or resume.
The competition packet is a closed packet. Students may only consult limited materials while writing their own competition paper. The materials may include cases, statutes, and commentary. You may use the resources provided below at any time.
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The Write On Competition for Georgetown 1st Years will take place from May 20, 2022 - July 6, 2022. Students will have 14 days from the moment of purchase to return materials, and may choose any 14 days in the period.
The Write On Competition for Transfer students will take place from May 20, 2022 - July 6, 2022. Students will have 14 days from the moment of purchase to return materials, and may choose any 14 days in the period. All transfer students will use their primary email from the Admissions office to log in. Transfer applicants who have not been admitted yet should read the Transfer FAQs below about participation, and then contact OJA if you decide to participate before being admitted.