Tips for Parents
Below are links to a series of videos designed with Linfield parents in mind. Every couple of weeks, Debbie Harmon Ferry, director of parent relations, interviews a different campus expert on a topic of keen interest to parents.
Episode 3: Michael J. Hampton - "Career Development at Linfield" (video | audio)
Topics covered include: internships, timing for students to think about career development, the importance of a major, tips for students pursuing a career, and the role of parents in students' career pursuits.
Episode 4: Shaik Ismail - "Study Abroad Opportunities" (video | audio)
Topics covered include: benefits of studying abroad, how parents can encourage their students to study abroad, level of difficulty in being accepted into the program, timing for studying abroad, how Linfield supports students, costs, native languages and safety.
Episode 5: Ellen Crabtree - "Academic Advising" (video | audio)
Topics covered include: when to declare a major, staying on-track to graduate, academic advisor assignments, schedule for registering for spring term courses, online registration and ability to take necessary courses to graduate.
Episode 7: Jennifer Knight - "Completing the FAFSA" (video | audio)
Topics covered include: when to fill out the FAFSA, materials needed to complete the FAFSA, filling out the FAFSA for multiple students, filing the FAFSA one-time vs. annually.