NYU Dramatic Writing MFA Fall 2018 (Acceptance, Rejection, Etc.)

Cdemon

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I wrote to Dan Sandford, and he just wrote back to say that I'm definitely in, but since some documents were missing, the official letter will be sent tomorrow. Such a relief!

Thanks a lot though! :)
Awesome! What a great outcome! Can’t wait to meet you!
 
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Is university housing the cheapest route? I'd prolly try to go outside of that, as the cheapest graduate housing is $1700/month for a shared studio. It said $8000 per semester, times that by two is $16000. That's only 9 months though, so there must be something better than $1700/month right?
 

Cdemon

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Is university housing the cheapest route? I'd prolly try to go outside of that, as the cheapest graduate housing is $1700/month for a shared studio. It said $8000 per semester, times that by two is $16000. That's only 9 months though, so there must be something better than $1700/month right?
I’m hoping the same thing. A quick search through their off-campus options map shows some cheaper. I stayed in East Harlem a couple years ago for 1100 a month, own room, but tiny, still better than shared for 1700 though. However it was a temporary sublet so that may have changed the cost. That said I’d love to be in the area of the school which may be more expensive. Where are you thinking? I just want to make the most of the experience by being near “it all.” :)
 
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I’m hoping the same thing. A quick search through their off-campus options map shows some cheaper. I stayed in East Harlem a couple years ago for 1100 a month, own room, but tiny, still better than shared for 1700 though. However it was a temporary sublet so that may have changed the cost. That said I’d love to be in the area of the school which may be more expensive. Where are you thinking? I just want to make the most of the experience by being near “it all.” :)

Well with the subway getting around won't be that bad, right? I think I'd be willing to do a 30 minute commute to save $500 or so a month.

I don't know New York well at all, part of why I'm visiting this weekend. Possibly Queens? With financial stuff I may not be able to go... so someone on this thread may get the spot instead. Have to decide by April 15th
 

Cdemon

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Well with the subway getting around won't be that bad, right? I think I'd be willing to do a 30 minute commute to save $500 or so a month.

I don't know New York well at all, part of why I'm visiting this weekend. Possibly Queens? With financial stuff I may not be able to go... so someone on this thread may get the spot instead. Have to decide by April 15th
I hear you. The money is pretty crazy as I look at it realistically. Hopefully the financial aid packets will come through soon (I applied later than I’d like now). Yes the subway is super easy. I don’t know a ton, but East Harlem, just above the Park was safe and cheaper, I lived with two ballerina’s and all three of us felt safe at night etc. Queens I don’t know but it’s be cheaper. Also, up near 170th and above, on the A line is supposed to be a bit of a new cheaper area, Washington Heights. I’m told Astoria and Bushwick are also good choices. I think the living will be possible. I’m going to ask a few friends I know out there for more tips. I can pass them on if you’d like. Feel free to PM me also. I hope you work it out.
 

Undecided86

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Hi everyone,
I was wait listed by Tisch and a couple of days ago they called me to offer me admission with a scholarship of 20k a year!! I'm thrilled that this happened but feel conflicted about what to do now. I was wondering if someone who's currently in the program could give me some advice?
 

Cdemon

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Hi everyone,
I was wait listed by Tisch and a couple of days ago they called me to offer me admission with a scholarship of 20k a year!! I'm thrilled that this happened but feel conflicted about what to do now. I was wondering if someone who's currently in the program could give me some advice?
What did you decide to do?
 

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