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The Concord Review, Inc., was founded in March 1987 to recognize and to publish exemplary history essays by high school students in the English-speaking world. With the Spring Issue (#104), 1,143 research papers (average 6,000 words, with endnotes and bibliography) have been published from authors in forty-four states and forty other countries. The Concord Review remains the only quarterly journal in the world to publish the academic history papers of secondary students.

Many of our authors have sent reprints of their papers with their college application materials, and they have gone on to Brown(27), University of Chicago(25), Columbia(22), Cornell(16), Dartmouth(22), Harvard(128), Oxford(13), Pennsylvania(26), Princeton(68), Stanford(54), Yale(108), and a number of other fine institutions, including Amherst, Bowdoin, Bryn Mawr, Caltech, Cambridge, Carnegie Mellon, Duke, Emory, Johns Hopkins, McGill, Michigan, Middlebury, MIT, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Reed, Rice, Smith, Trinity, Tufts, Virginia, Washington University, Wellesley, and Williams.

We have sent such exemplary history essays to subscribers (students, teachers and librarians) in forty-two states and thirty-eight other countries (Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, England, France, Greece, Holland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, New Guinea, New Zealand, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Turkey, Venezuela and Wales). Schools in Bangkok, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Singapore, Texas, Vermont and Virginia have class sets of the Review, and teachers are using these essays as examples of good historical writing. One girls' school in Monterey, California has had 70 subscriptions for their history students, Singapore American School now has 125 subscriptions, and Bangkok Patana School in Thailand has a class set for their students of history.

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which has information and 60 sample essays, including all of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize winners from the last eighteen years, and here high school teachers and history students in the English-speaking world may learn more about us, find out how to subscribe, and download the form to send in with an essay (along with their check for $40 for the next four online issues…$70 for four printed issues). This site has been mirrored on a server in Singapore since 1997 for the use of history teachers in Asia. Our email address is:

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