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Admission: November Updates

Today, seniors received our November e-Newsletter with updates from the Office of Admission. Not subscribed? Submit the Info Request Form at www.linfield.edu/getinfo.

Early Action Reminder: Linfield’s Early Action priority deadline is November 15. Information about how to apply and a link to our application and supplemental materials can be found on our website. Don’t forget to send your official high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores and the School Report. We know that many students, counselors and teachers are experiencing challenges submitting the Common Application materials online this fall. We are extending our Early Action deadline to Wednesday, November 20. All applications and supporting documents submitted online or postmarked by November 20 will be considered on-time for Early Action admission. 

Special note about fall SAT & ACT test scores: If you took the November 2 SAT or October 26 ACT and plan to apply Early Action, Linfield will accept scores from these test dates that come in after the November 15 deadline. Please make sure that your scores are sent to our Office of Admission directly from the College Board or ACT.

Fall Open House: There is still time to join us for our Fall Open House on Monday, November 11 if you haven’t already registered. Registration will be available online until Friday – or you can register at te event between 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. in our Fred Meyer Lounge. You can find the details about the event on our website.

Receiving an early financial aid estimate: All Early Action applicants who are admitted will automatically be reviewed for merit scholarship eligibility. However, you can also receive an estimate of need-based financial aid by completing the FAFSA4caster. If you haven’t already done so, you can access this form online. Once you complete the FAFSA4caster, please mail or fax (503-883-2486) a copy to the Financial Aid Office by December 15. You MUST include your full name, phone number and student ID (Your ID is: 0929774) with your paperwork. (This information will not be included on what you print out, so you will have to write it legibly on the printout or type it on a separate piece of paper and attach it.)

Academic Competitive Scholarship Day: The deadline for this unique scholarship (worth up to $20,000) is right around the corner. You can learn more about the Academic Competitive Scholarship Day and apply at www.linfield.edu/csd/. This opportunity is an invitation-only event and to qualify for consideration, you must do the following by December 1 (as this deadlines falls on a Sunday this year, we will be accepting materials with a December 2 postmark.):

• Complete your entire application for admission (go to: www.linfield.edu/admission/apply/freshman-applicants.html#materials)

• Complete the Competitive Scholarship Day questions on Linfield’s Member Question section of the Common Application

Connecting with a Linfield student: Have some questions you want to ask a real student? You can check out our Student Ambassadors’ page and send them an email or post a question to our Facebook page. Want to have an actual conversation? Just shoot us an email at askawildcat@linfield.edu and let us know that you’d like to talk with one of our students and when is a good time to reach you.