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All students that choose US on their myschools WAITLIST application MUSt audition for A POSSIBLE OFFER



Please be advised that this application process must be completed with the use of a laptop or computer. The use of a smartphone will not yield successful results.

Before you begin our online form please read the requirements and tips listed below:

  • This ONLINE AUDITION is for NYC 8th graders and current 9th graders for Fall 2024 that have chosen 'HSFI' on their WAITLIST MySchools application

  • In order to be eligible for possible admissions for FALL 2024, you must currently be a NYC resident. 

  • You will not be able to return to edit it, therefore it is best to have portfolio pieces, essay, and video ready to attach THEN fill out. *****IN-PERSON INTERVIEWS DO NOT NEED TO ATTACH A VIDEO

  • Essay Prompt: (200 words minimum) Which recent local, national, or international current event (within the past year) has captured your attention and WHY? Please be specific and include: 1- when and where did you hear of this specific current event - 2- what specific details of this event have maintained your interest - 3- how has this event impacted you personally and 4- has the outcome of this event influenced you to make a change

  • All fields with an asterisk (*) are required.

  • Video component must be under 2 minutes - please visit RUBRIC, for complete details.

  • Submissions with an incomplete number of required pieces will result in a low score - please visit Portfolio Requirements for complete details.

  • All portfolio pieces MUST be uploaded/attached to the appropriate portfolio section(s) - Submissions with incomplete portfolio attachments can result in a low score or NO OFFER. Please visit the rubric for optimal score criteria. - ****** IN-PERSON AUDITIONS DO NOT HAVE TO ATTACH PIECES NOR INTRO VIDEOS

All questions can be directed to Danielle Silva, Admissions Director at

You can use the audition form to apply to more than one major

Click below to view SAMPLE  ----------------------------------------------------------------- Click below to START AUDITION

Monday to Friday - December 2nd till December 20th -  From 2 PM to 5 PM

Interviews may be offered in January upon popular demand

Remember to bring your Portfolio!
Interview will involve portfolio submissions

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