Questions To Ask
Don’t hesitate to ask questions – of your tour guide, admission counselor, faculty you meet or anyone else you happen to see on campus.
For your admission counselor:
When are the application deadlines?
What does the application consist of?
What qualities does Linfield look for in a candidate for admission?
What do I need to be considered for a merit-based scholarship?
What type of students do well at Linfield?
What are a few of the unique features of Linfield?
How many students are in the department?
What type of student does well in the department?
What types of courses will I take as part of this major?
What other opportunities will I have in this department, such as research or internships?
What are recent graduates up to? What kind of graduate programs have they gone onto? What kinds of jobs have they found?
For athletic coaches:
What are you looking for in an athlete?
What is the tryout process?
If I do not make the team my first year, can I tryout again?
What is the time commitment during the season and off-season?
How do student-athletes balance their academic and athletic commitments?
For current students:
Why did you choose Linfield College?
Why have you stayed at Linfield College?
Can you tell me about your weekly schedule?
What has been your favorite class, and why?
What is your favorite meal at Dillin (our campus dining hall)?
What athletic teams, musical groups, campus programs or activities are you involved with?
What do you do on the weekends?
What is it like to live in a residence hall or on campus?