Where You Should Be In The Recruiting Process

Individuals who are unfamiliar with the collegiate athletic recruiting process are more likely to get left behind. These individuals either miss a step in the process, spread themselves too thin, or start too late. Many young athletes...

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Recruiting

Six Traits College Coaches Want in Recruits

Not all coaches are looking for the same type of athlete. But there are some characteristics that make athletes more attractive to most coaches. All student athletes need, of course, to excel in two areas: Athletics Coaches pay close...

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Understanding the National Letter of Intent and Athletic Scholarships

Signing a National Letter of Intent marks the end of the recruiting process. It commits you to an academic institution for an academic year in return for an athletic scholarship or other financial aid. Once you have signed, other schools...

Narrowing Your Choices

You may have started your junior year with a list of 10 to 15 schools that seemed like possible matches. These should be schools that seem about right academically and athletically – and also meet your criteria for size and...

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Recruiting

Five Common Recruiting Mistakes

The path to landing a spot on a collegiate athletic team may seem confusing at times. Here are some common missteps to avoid: Being Overconfident Don’t assume that because you receive a letter from a school, or are the star of your high...

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Student Loan Information

Most students and their parents worry about how to pay for college. Athletic scholarships are an option for some athletes, but most college athletes will not be able to pay for their whole education with them. Because many colleges...

Recruiting

Finding the Right Coach and Program for You

You are looking for a school that meets your academic, social and athletic needs. Your coach should not be the only factor in your choice of school – after all, you are going to school to get an education. But you will be working with...

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Three Things You Need to Know About FAFSA

As you consider your options for paying for college, many colleges and scholarship providers will require you to fill out forms to determine your financial need. The main form is the FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student...

Six Tips for Choosing the Right School and Team

As you research college and athletic programs, you are looking for a match in two areas: academics and athletics. You will start with a long list of schools that meet your general criteria, then narrow the list as you progress toward...

Recruiting

Update on Coach Views for Athletes

Over the past 2 weeks we have received feedback from athletes with questions about their number of Interested Coaches.  We’d like to take this opportunity to explain how these numbers are calculated, so you are better informed in your...