Safety Schools?


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Is there any such thing as a “safety” school for film school undergrad? I am a CA resident and I have a 1370 (1410 super score) and a 3.9 UW, 4.4 W GPA. I’m worried my supplements won’t be enough and I haven’t found many safety schools that have a film major. Do you guys have any suggestions for safety schools/ are you willing to share where you will apply as a safety?


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I'm applying for writing so my safety list might look a little different but if these schools have a screenwriting program I'm sure they have a film one.

My safeties are Drexel University, Ithaca College, Temple University, and SUNY Purchase. (I'm on the east coast)

Your stats aren't bad, though! I have around the same ones and artsy majors tend to be more lenient on "lower" scores, especially if there's a portfolio part of the app.

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