So I just read some threads from 2015


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Turns out those who got rejected never received emails??? They just got their letters in the mail around mid-March (which, if you ask me, is cruel).

Apparently, someone had done this thing where they logged into:

(just put in your USC ID and birthday) and they said the screen led to a thing asking if they’d accept their offer of admission....they posted that February 21, 2015 and didn’t receive an official email until about a day to three days later!

So I don’t know what this information could mean, but I’m guessing it’ll be a bit helpful to others like it was for me!

Good luck to everyone and I hope you’re all not going as crazy as I am playing the waiting game :/


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Have you checked the spreadsheets from 2015 - 2018? It's a great way to compare dates and get an idea of what to expect. For example, USC screenwriting will notify the accepted applicants at the same time, usually the same day or within a day or two. If you don't hear anything on that day, it's a good chance you are denied. In 2018 they sent the denied letter by email two to three weeks later based on the tracking sheets.
Turns out those who got rejected never received emails??? They just got their letters in the mail around mid-March (which, if you ask me, is cruel).

This may not be great news for all the international applicants. I know some countries' postal services aren't the best. Maybe with the Mexican postal service, I get my rejection letter by December.

Let's add this to the reasons to get a nervous breakdown.

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