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Reject Café

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First time application and acceptance
Film Program & Degree
SCAD - MFA Film and Television
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Apr 22, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Apr 24, 2023
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Apr 24, 2023

Application Materials attached:
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First time applicant. I graduated undergrad in June 2022 and originally wanted to apply to MFA programs for Fall 2023. Glad I waited -- I feel much more confident in my decision to pursue film than I did a year ago. Now I'm anxiously waiting to hear back!
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NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
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First time applicant. I graduated undergrad in June 2022 and originally wanted to apply to MFA programs for Fall 2023. Glad I waited -- I feel much more confident in my decision to pursue film than I did a year ago. Now I'm anxiously waiting to hear back!
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Columbia - Directing/Screenwriting MFA
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First time applicant. I graduated undergrad in June 2022 and originally wanted to apply to MFA programs for Fall 2023. Glad I waited -- I feel much more confident in my decision to pursue film than I did a year ago. Now I'm anxiously waiting to hear back!
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USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
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BuckysOwner
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I submitted a 120 page feature film that I wrote through taking a few NYFA courses. It went through an entire round of edits based on teacher feedback. This is also my first time applying for any MFA program.
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NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
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