Blog’s Awkward Back-to-School Photo Contest

Sep 15, 2011’s Awkward Back-to-School Photo Contest

by Staff

Ah, the first day of school. You meticulously selected your outfit, you styled your hair just right but when you smiled for the camera, all that awesomeness translated into...complete and total awkwardness. It may be tempting to dispose of the evidence but don’t burn those negatives or delete those jpegs just yet: Those images could earn you $1,000 or a Kindle for college through’s Awkward Back-to-School Photo Contest!

To enter’s Awkward Back-to-School Photo Contest, simply “like” on Facebook and upload your amateur, school-related photo (first day, class, prom, graduation, etc.) to’s Facebook wall, making sure to tag yourself and in the image. Following the October 31st deadline, the Team will post our top finalists and users will have one week to vote for their favorite photo via comments and likes. The person who submits the photo receiving the most votes will win $1,000 and the individuals who submit the second and third highest-scoring images will receive one Kindle each.

Starts: September 15th

Ends: October 31st

Number of Awards: 3

Amount: $1,000 for one first-prize winner; one second- and one third-prize winner will be awarded one Kindle each.

Step 1: “Like” on Facebook.

Step 2: Post your school-related to’s Facebook wall, making sure to tag yourself and in the image. These photos must be amateur (i.e., not professionally taken), can be current or from years past and must feature the person submitting the photo.

Step 3: The Team will select the top images submitted and let our fans choose a winner via their comments and likes.

Step 4: You may enter as many times as you want but please limit your photos to one per day. Those who do not observe this step or who do not tag themselves and in their photos will be disqualified. You must also adjust your Facebook privacy preferences to allow to message you should you win.

This scholarship competition is offered by and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

For more information and official rules, please click here.

Going to college doesn't have to break the bank or saddle you with tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. Check out the free college scholarship search where you’ll discover you qualify for hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships in just a few minutes, then apply and win! It’s that easy!


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