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InstitutionProgram (Season)Decision & DateSt1Date AddedNotes
(University Of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)Cinema And Media Studies, PhD (F17)Rejected via E-mail on 8 Mar 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.83
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/164/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A8 Mar 2017
University Of Texas At AustinMedia Studies (Radio-Television-Film), Masters (F17)Rejected via Postal Service on 7 Mar 2017 A8 Mar 2017
  • Sad I didn't get in because I thought I had a very strong application. Here's hoping that UCLA, my top choice, says yes!
Syracuse University (S.I. Newhouse)Media Studies, Masters (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 6 Mar 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.97
GRE General (V/Q/W): 155/160/4.00
GRE Subject: n/a
O8 Mar 2017
  • American (highest degree - International)
University Of Texas AustinMedia Studies, Masters (F17)Rejected via Website on 7 Mar 2017 A7 Mar 2017
  • Was trying to transition from marketing, so didn't have a lot of papers, etc. Guess I'll find another way into the industry!
University Of Texas At AustinMedia Studies, Masters (F17)Rejected via Website on 7 Mar 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.20
GRE General (V/Q/W): 154/148/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A7 Mar 2017
  • Had to keep checking the website. No email notification. Already accepted to BU, just waiting on the remaining schools.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT)Comparative Media Studies, Masters (F17)Rejected via E-mail on 2 Mar 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.93
GRE General (V/Q/W): 161/160/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A3 Mar 2017
  • Congratulations to those admitted! Thrilled to be committed elsewhere.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT)Comparative Media Studies (CMS), Masters (F17)Rejected via E-mail on 3 Mar 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.97
GRE General (V/Q/W): 164/156/5.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A3 Mar 2017
  • Standard email. "We received many excellent applications, but unfortunately we are only able to admit a small number out of the total, and as a result, there are many outstanding candidates that we simply are not able to accept." Congrats to all those accepted!
Massachusettes Institute Of Technology (MIT)Comparative Media Studies, Masters (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 2 Mar 2017 A2 Mar 2017
  • So excited! Email included information about funding for the 2017-2018 academic year.
NYUMedia Studies, PhD (F17)Rejected via E-mail on 2 Mar 2017 A2 Mar 2017
  • Rejected for PhD but being considered for MA program. So I will keep waiting!
Boston UniversityEmergine Media Studies, Masters (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 2 Mar 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.20
GRE General (V/Q/W): 154/148/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A2 Mar 2017
  • With funding and a TA position. Over the moon! Still have more schools to wait on but this is already amazing!
California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)Film & Media Studies, PhD (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 28 Feb 2017 A1 Mar 2017
YaleHistory Of Art And Film And Media Studies, PhD (F17)Accepted via Phone on 25 Feb 2017 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 168/0/0.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A1 Mar 2017
Texas Tech (TTU)English - American Studies/Film And Media Studies, PhD (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 17 Feb 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.55
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/145/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A28 Feb 2017
  • Accepted off of waitlist. Offered a tuition waiver and an $18k stipend as part of a teaching assistantship.
McGillCommunication Studies (Critical Media Studies), PhD (F17)Other via Other on 26 Feb 2017 O26 Feb 2017
  • Nope. Same here. Should be soon according to their historical data.
Concordia University (Montreal)Media Studies, Masters (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 9 Feb 2017 O26 Feb 2017
  • Accepted with generous funding.
University Of Texas At AustinMedia Studies (Radio-Television-Film), Masters (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 22 Feb 2017 Undergrad GPA: n/a
GRE General (V/Q/W): 167/156/6.00
GRE Subject: n/a
I24 Feb 2017
University Of Texas At AustinMedia Studies, PhD (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2017 A23 Feb 2017
Northwestern (The Graduate School)Media Studies MA/PhD, PhD (F17)Rejected via Website on 23 Feb 2017 Undergrad GPA: 3.20
GRE General (V/Q/W): 154/148/5.00
GRE Subject: n/a
A23 Feb 2017
  • Email prompting me to check website. Wasn't banking on NW, anyway. Just happy to have a decision now! Good luck to all other applicants!
The University Of Texas (Austin)Media Studies, PhD (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 21 Feb 2017 A23 Feb 2017
University Of Texas At Austin (UT Austin)Media Studies, PhD (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 22 Feb 2017 A23 Feb 2017
Temple UniversityCommunication (Media Studies), PhD (F17)Rejected via Postal Service on 5 Feb 2017 A22 Feb 2017
The University Of Colorado BoulderCommunication (Media Studies), PhD (F17)Rejected via E-mail on 18 Feb 2017 A18 Feb 2017
Yale UniversityAmerican Studies & Film And Media Studies, PhD (F17)Accepted via E-mail on 17 Feb 2017 A17 Feb 2017
University Of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeEnglish - Cinema And Media Studies, PhD (F17)Other via Postal Service on 13 Feb 2017 Undergrad GPA: 4.00
GRE General (V/Q/W): 165/154/4.50
GRE Subject: n/a
A13 Feb 2017
  • Update on previous offer of admission. Received offer for TAship and Chancellor's Award.
University Of ChicagoCinema And Media Studies, PhD (F17)Rejected via Website on 10 Feb 2017 A11 Feb 2017

Status1 Key: A: American; U: International, with US degree; I: International, without US degree; O: Other; ?: Unknown.


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