Submission Preparation Checklist

Before you submit, ensure that your manuscript complies with all of the following items. We cannot accept applications that do not adhere to the guidelines.

  • You are submitting electronically by October 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it under consideration with another journal.
  • You have anonymized your essay.
  • The submission and application files are in DOC or DOCX file format.
  • The faculty mentor form has been completed by your faculty mentor.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses 12-point font; has 1-inch margins; employs italics rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are included and labeled per your discipline’s style guide.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements per your discipline’s style guide, and has been converted, if necessary, to MLA, APA, or CSE style.
  • The submission includes:
    • Your 250-word abstract
    • Your manuscript
    • Your application, including IRB approval if necessary.