Waitlisted (w/o Interview) SAMPLE MFA Application 2019

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MS/MA/MFA Program
BU - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Jan 14, 2019
Interview Notification Date
Jan 15, 2019
Interview Date
Feb 4, 2019
Decision Notification Date
May 14, 2019
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jun 24, 2019
This is a sample Application to showcase the various features of the Tracker

How has the application process gone so far?

This is a sample to show you how to enter your application into the Film School Application Database and Tracker.


Since this is an example application anyone can see the content of this one.

Okay.... Onto the pointers...

This "How has the application process gone so far?" section is where you'd write about how the application process went... How and when you submitted it... Things the school told you when you spoke to them... etc...

As the application process goes on you'd then EDIT the application to add new info such as Interview Notification date and Interview date and change the PREFIX of the application to the correct status. Be sure to select "post as update" when you edit the application so that it'll go to the top of the application page and everyone "watching" the application will be instantly notified.

You then can add information to the other sections below such as the Interview, Scholarship, and Decision section.

Application Details & Materials

Country of Applicant: United States | Age: 40 to 49

Undergrad Program: BU film
Undergrad Degree Field of Study: Film Production

Film Experience: Moderate Experience
What related film experience do you have?:
Made lots of films of my cats

GPA & Test Scores:

GPA: 3.7
ACT Score: 30
SAT Score: 1300
GMAT: 720
IELTS Score: 7.5
GRE Analytical Writing: 6
GRE Quantitative Reasoning: 170
GRE Verbal Reasoning: 170

Application Materials Description

Writing Prompt B and a short film about my cats. I also did a personal statement about my experience as a cat herder.

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Visual Samples (Video)
  3. Short Film

Video Submissions:

Here's my personal statement....

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Interview Questions & Notes

Nick & Sally
Interview went great! They asked me about.. blah blah

Scholarship Info

Scholarship Awarded Per Year: $40,000 to $50,000
Scholarship Awarded Detail
They awarded me $42,000 per year. I need to tattoo the film school on my forehead.

Decision Info

This is where you would talk about how you were notified about your acceptance and how you are making or have made your choice of whether or not to attend.
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Interview was good. 15 minutes. Here are the questions they asked me.... (This is a test of the new application update feature.)
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I think this is absolutely wonderful and hope that 2020 applicants will update their posts as they begin the interview process.

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