The Certificate Program in Documentary Media Studies welcomes applicants whose education and experience demonstrate motivation and creativity, including recent college graduates, people working in related fields, and career changers. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university by the time of enrollment.
二、申请和财政援助截止日期Application and Financial Aid Deadlines
The priority application deadline is February 5 for the following fall semester. All application materials must be received in the Office of Admission by the deadline date for priority consideration. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the Admission Committee.
2.财政援助截止日期FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES
The Certificate in Documentary Media Studies offers competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowship that cover a percentage of tuition. Scholarship award notification is communicated at the same time as the admission decision. International students are only eligible for merit scholarships. If you are a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, we encourage you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be found on the Web at www.fafsa.gov. The FAFSA is available each year on October 1. You do not need to wait for an admission decision to apply for federal aid; we recommend submitting by our FAFSA priority deadline of February 1 for Fall applicants. (The New School’s federal school code is 002780.)
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The Office of Admission is available to you during the application process. Email Karl Ramos, the Documentary Studies admission liaison, at [email protected] with any questions during the application process.All applicants are required to apply online. Save your work frequently and print a copy for your records. You must complete all required fields and uploads prior to submission.Any additional supporting documents that need to be sent by mail must include anApplication Materials Cover Sheet. All supporting materials must be received before your application can be reviewed.
Students seeking readmission must contact the Office of Graduate Admission for instructions on completing the application.See below for additional information regarding submission of transcripts and recommendations.
入学办公室在申请过程中可以使用。纪录研究入学联络人Karl Ramos，电子邮件地址[email protected]，在申请过程中有任何疑问。所有申请人都需要在线申请。经常保存你的工作并打印一份你的记录。提交之前，您必须完成所有必填字段并上传。任何需要通过邮件发送的附加证明文件必须包括一份申请材料封面。所有辅助材料必须在您的申请被审查之前收到。寻求重新入学的学生必须联系研究生入学办公室以获得填写申请的指示。有关提交成绩单和建议的更多信息，请参阅下文。
四、所需的申请材料Required Application Materials
APPLICATION：Complete the online application.
APPLICATION FEE：A nonrefundable $50 application fee paid as part of the online application.
Unofficial Transcripts: Applicants must upload an unofficial transcript, mark sheet, or academic record for each institution (even if you didn’t receive a degree) in the Educational Background section of the online application.
All transcript uploads must be accompanied by a key, legend, or the back copy of the transcript.
Non-English transcripts must be accompanied by an English translation. Records from non-U.S. institutions must have grades or marks and contain a copy of the diploma if the degree has been conferred.
Make sure your name appears on the transcript/record. Scans must be clear and legible.
Do not mail materials that have been uploaded with the online application or any other materials unless requested by the admission office.
If you experience trouble uploading your transcript, email [email protected] and give a detailed description of the issue and attach the document in question.
The New School reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admission process. Any fraudulent activity or discrepancies found between uploaded and official transcripts will result in the immediate revocation of admission and/or dismissal from The New School. Transcripts uploaded with the online application are considered unofficial.
Official Transcripts: Applicants offered admission will be required to submit official transcripts (as well as official certified translations and evaluations of the transcripts/mark sheets and degree certifications if the degree was earned outside of the United States) to The New School. Admitted applicants must submit all official transcripts pertaining to their entire academic career.
Your offer of admission will be contingent upon the receipt and verification of these official documents. New students will not be permitted to register for their second semester of study until all official transcripts (including degree-awarding transcripts) have been received by the Office of Admission. Transcripts uploaded with the online application do not satisfy this requirement.
Transfer Applicants: Please contact the Office of Admission for questions about transfer requirements.
By Mail: Official transcripts should have an original signature or a raised university seal, and must be in a sealed envelope that has been signed or stamped by the issuing university’s registrar or records office. Applicants may send official transcripts with anApplication Materials Cover Sheet, or applicants can request that institutions send transcripts directly to The New School. See “Mailing Address for Supplemental Materials” for the mailing address in the Additional Instructions and Information section below.
Electronic Transcripts (U.S./Domestic Institutions only): The New School accepts electronic transcripts only from our approved vendors. The New School’s approved vendors, in order of preference, are
National Student Clearinghouse
We do not accept electronic transcripts sent directly by a student or school offices. Note: All international academic credentials must be submitted as indicated in the International Academic Credentials sections below.
International Academic Credentials: All transcripts not written in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
International Academic Credentials with Transfer Credits: Applicants who attended postsecondary institutions outside of the United States are required to have their transcript(s) evaluated by World Education Services (WES) or by another member of theNational Association of Credit Evaluation Services (NACES). A course-by-course evaluation must be prepared for each transcript.
If using WES, visit www.wes.org for instructions and to begin the application process. The “Required Documents” section will explain what to send. If you request your report online, search for “The New School” when selecting our institution. WES will send your completed evaluation directly to The New School.
If using another NACES provider, follow instructions for that provider. Mailed evaluations and translations should be sent to the mailing address provided for supporting materials. Applicants forwarding these sealed documents should include an Application Materials Cover Sheet.
如果您在上传您的成绩单时遇到问题，请发送邮件至 [email protected]，并对问题进行详细说明并附上相关文件。新学院保留在录取过程中随时要求正式成绩单的权利。上传和正式成绩单之间发生的任何欺诈活动或差异将导致立即撤销新学院的录取和/或开除。与在线申请一起上传的成绩单被视为非官方的。
National Student Clearinghouse
Two recommendation letters are required for all degree applicants. Letters should be written by individuals who have personal knowledge of your work. Whenever possible, letters should come from faculty members who have instructed the applicant. If necessary, professional recommendations should address skills that are relevant to your academic qualifications to do graduate-level work. Recommenders can submit recommendations online; instructions are included with the online application. If preferred, the recommendation form can instead be sent by mail in a signed, sealed envelope. To send by mail, download the PDF recommendation form found in the online application, complete the personal information, save the form, and forward it to the recommender for completion and submission. Applicants can also send signed and sealed recommendations to the Office of Admission using an Application Materials Cover Sheet.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE：In approximately 1,000 words, discuss in detail how this graduate certificate program will help you attain your academic and/or professional goals.
Creative Sample 1: Video Self-Portrait. Make a short video (no more than three minutes long) revealing something interesting about yourself in relation to objects, places, activities, and/or people in your life. Think visually (show, don’t tell), and think in terms of a story. Submit your video with a Vimeo URL. Work must be clearly labeled. Only Vimeo URL submissions will be reviewed.
Creative Sample 2: Other Creative Work. Provide a sample of any creative work over which you had primary artistic control, such as audio, video or film, creative writing (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, dramatic writing, or criticism), photography, drawing or painting, sculpture, or installation. You can upload a file to your online application, submit a Vimeo URL, or links to a personal website. Work must be clearly labeled.
Documentary Project Proposal. In two pages, double-spaced, describe an idea for a short documentary based in or around New York City, including human subjects, locations, and the social or intellectual issues you propose to address. Outline the activities or events to be filmed and the way they might be arranged into scenes and sequences.
RÉSUMÉ：Provide a one to two page résumé/curriculum vitae summarizing your education, work/volunteer experience, and/or published writing.
TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE: All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores. The minimum score required for TOEFL (IB) is 92, for IELTS is 7.0, and for PTE is 68. Our TOEFL institution code is 2554.
The New School does not require TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores for applicants:
Who have attended a secondary school for a minimum of three years where English is the primary language of instruction
Who have successfully completed two full semesters of non-ESL college-level expository writing
Who have earned a four-year degree from a U.S. college/university or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction (minimum of three years attendance)
Upon review of your application, the Office of Admission may require you to submit an English Language Proficiency test score.
Arrange for the testing service to send your test scores directly to The New School using the institution codes listed above. We accept scores taken within the past two years. If your scores are older, you must retake the test.
For more information, visit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE.
五、附加信息和说明Additional Information and Instructions
APPLYING TO MORE THAN ONE PROGRAM:In any given term, a student can apply to only one department or program within The New School. Applicants who file more than one application in a given semester will be required to withdraw one of the applications, and application fees will not be refunded.
APPLICATION MATERIALS：All materials submitted in association with The New School application become the property of The New School and cannot be returned to you or transmitted to a third party.
APPLICATION STATUS：Applications become complete and ready for review once all required items have been received by the Office of Admission. You can check your application status online at theAdmission Hub.Allow at least 14 days from the date you submitted your application for items to be matched and shown as received on the Hub. Applicants are responsible for following up with schools and recommenders to confirm that items have been sent.The Office of Admission will periodically notify applicants by email if their file is missing any documents and again when their file is complete for review. These notifications are sent to the email address provided in the online application.
MAILING ADDRESS FOR SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS
The New School
Office of Admission (NS 300)
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003