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yay more college venting

Posted 12-09-2010 at 10:59 PM by Ascherit
So apparently early decision acceptances came out today, and according to facebook quite a number of my friends got accepted to the college of their dreams (so far it's been Cornell/Wash U/Columbia). Yay for them.



USC (Uni of South Cali)

UGH (no thatís not an acronym)

Looking back at my portfolio, I realized that I couldíve done better. Added more. Scrapped some. I stumbled upon a college help forum and there was this one topic involving a USC animation applicant who had okay grades (well maybe lower-tier according to USCís standards) but an amazing portfolio. I donít like comparing myself to other people, but in a competitive environment where there is an 8% (or less) chance of acceptance out of 150+ other applicants, I canít help it. I was already regretting my portfolio that I submitted this Monday, how I didnít have enough traditional works, and how the stuff I had wasnít creative or imaginative or original ó qualities that pretty much define the animation major. Hell, even my artist statement wasnít even creative. Just a bunch of facepalm-worthy cliches. Geh.

I know itís not the end of the world if I donít get accepted (I DO have back-ups), but itíll be a pretty depressing April 1st.

And I thought Ringling was bad with its ~90 out of 500 acceptances for its animation major.

PS - totally unrelated but calc test trolled me -- got an 87 but my average is currently 89. I HATE THOSE BORDERLINE GRADES.

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  1. Sandrie's Avatar
    I wouldn't worry about it too much (for now), to be honest I completely BS'd one of my applications (LITERALLY sent it on the last day, crappy essays, etc) and I still managed to get in (this is UW Madison).

    Then again, I was totally denied by UoI, but maybe I wasn't, I never got a letter from them (lol). Eh, I didn't really want to go there anyway, they are like obsessed with their corn...
    Posted 12-10-2010 at 07:57 AM by Sandrie Sandrie is offline
  2. Ack, sounds bad. But since it's outta your hands now, you should just try and enjoy yourself for the time being :B
    Posted 12-10-2010 at 12:55 PM by Akurei Akurei is offline
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