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I am going into my senior year of high school right now and I want to major in Cinema/Film Studies when I go to university. I am a Florida resident and not a minority. I have 150 hours of community service, and I will have my AA done with by the time I graduate. So far my GPA in college is a 4.0 and I am going to try my hardest to keep it at that. My unweighted high school GPA will be around a 3.7, 3.8 or 3.9 I think (two semesters I got a C in high school). I have not belonged to any clubs in high school but I am thinking of joining the film club in the fall. Also, I have signed up to take an intro to film course at the college I am getting my AA at. I got an 1840 on the SAT (1220 on just reading and math), but I am taking the SAT again in October and the ACT in September.
Based on all that information, what schools should I apply to? I was considering NYU but that looks incredibly expensive. My family has a pretty good income (120,000?) but I only live with my mother and I think NYU might be difficult - especially with the price of living in New York.
Also, if this helps at all, I am going to try to go to graduate school and eventually get my Ph. D. for cinema studies.