2015 USC MFA Screenwriting Accept Reject Waitlist

Yeah, itsarjun and I were DM-ing about this a little while ago, and I think they just accidentally messed up their scheduling. I'm pretty sure you can schedule your pages to change or go "live" at certain times of certain days, and I think they accidentally queued it up to change to the page that normally shows year-round (what it looks like right now) as 12:00AM on 2/13 instead of 12:00 AM on 2/14.

Itsarjun has already emailed them, so I imagine others have as well and they should be sorting it out. It was available for me at 11pm EST yesterday, but unavailable at 6am EST today. It's only 8am on the West Coast, so I imagine, they'll be getting in and checking emails soon.
 

itsarjun

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It was available for me yesterday and now it isn't. I'm getting really worried now!
Same here. I have everything ready, but the link is not available. I have already sent an e-mail to student services regarding this issue.Hope to hear something from them.
 
I tried calling but they aren't open yet. DAMN TIME ZONES! The email said the deadline was February 13th. That should mean it is still open!
 
Yeah, itsarjun and I were DM-ing about this a little while ago, and I think they just accidentally messed up their scheduling. I'm pretty sure you can schedule your pages to change or go "live" at certain times of certain days, and I think they accidentally queued it up to change to the page that normally shows year-round (what it looks like right now) as 12:00AM on 2/13 instead of 12:00 AM on 2/14.

Itsarjun has already emailed them, so I imagine others have as well and they should be sorting it out. It was available for me at 11pm EST yesterday, but unavailable at 6am EST today. It's only 8am on the West Coast, so I imagine, they'll be getting in and checking emails soon.
That must be it. Hopefully that's it.
 
I'm guessing nobody's heard anything so far? We've already passed the first notification dates for 2012 and 2013, so things are certainly imminent. Last year they heard back first on 2/25, so less than a week until that next benchmark.
 
I'm guessing nobody's heard anything so far? We've already passed the first notification dates for 2012 and 2013, so things are certainly imminent. Last year they heard back first on 2/25, so less than a week until that next benchmark.
I have't seen any posts with responses yet from USC. I have noticed that several other departments had their interviews this week (and I believe last week as well). Of all their MFA SCA programs, it seems all have an interview component EXCEPT writing. We could start hearing news any day now.
 
Yeah, nothing yet. I've been checking my email more and more frequently, which I think is my body telling me it's almost time. Let's hope they don't stick to what's in the email and keep us waiting until mid-march!
 
Yeah, nothing yet. I've been checking my email more and more frequently, which I think is my body telling me it's almost time. Let's hope they don't stick to what's in the email and keep us waiting until mid-march!
Luckily, I think that's an email which gets sent to all disciplines. While screenwriters don't get interiews, we do at least get notified first. The latest anybody's heard within the last five years is 3/6 in the 2010 cycle, so mid-March seems mercifully unlikely.
 

sf_hopeful

New Member
hey friends - been lurking for a while now and said lurking has gotten me into a bit of a state :)

so an update. i applied to USC's MFA in screenwriting in the late round - november 15th.

I have not received anything yet in the mail or email (except the scholarship prompts), but i was looking at old forums and apparently once you are accepted, your letter of admissions prompts you to log into their student portal to mark down your letter of intent. so me being me, i tried to log into the student portal last night - and it went through. once i got through the following (picture attached) was on the other side asking if i would be accepting my offer of admission.

i went to this portal: camel2.usc.edu/AdmGradCertification/
i used my student ID, and birthday as password without dashes.

i ***think*** this means i got in? but i'm still not sure and still anxious that it's just a fluke in the system! so still waiting for the real letter to arrive.
 

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Point Break

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I'm really hoping you're right, bc I was able to get into the SIR page too!!! I submitted on Nov. 5th
 
It definitely means you're accepted. Still locked out on my end.

Doesn't bode very well for me. Congrats to you guys.
 

JSM

Member
It definitely means you're accepted. Still locked out on my end.

Doesn't bode very well for me. Congrats to you guys.
Arsenal, don't lose heart! I have a friend who went to USC who told me that this exact thing happened when they were applying too, way back when. The system is not consistent, don't read into it.

Also I suppose this is a late introduction, but I've been lurking here for some time - better late than never! :)
 

Point Break

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