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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Reaction to NCAA's Recent Recruiting Reforms

by Laura Flynn Yesterday, the NCAA announced some major changes that will make a huge impact on athletic college recruiting. To avoid having to read through an entire article (I know some of us just hate to do that!), here is a quick...

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A Parent's Guide To Shooting Video

by Laura Flynn As we discussed earlier this month, highlight reels are an integral part of the recruiting process. While each sport demands specific video techniques, here are some general rules for shooting video of your son or...

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Pro Recruiting Story Series: Q & A With John Phillips

(Image courtesy of sports.yahoo.com) About John John Phillips, current tight-end for the Dallas Cowboys, was a defensive end at Bath County High School in Hot Springs, Va. While at Bath, Phillips earned several awards including...

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The Stages of Recruitment

by Laura Flynn Over the last few years, the recruiting process has changed dramatically. The biggest change, since I was in high school, is when college coaches begin identifying prospective recruits – which today can be as early as...

The Transfer Student-Athlete

by Laura Flynn Transferring to a new school can be a stressful process. I should know – I did it three times! Yes, three!!! As I mentioned in an earlier post -- during the summer between my junior and senior years of high school I was...

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5 Tips on Financial Aid

You got into college! Congratulations! Now comes the hardest part of college, forking over a bunch of money for it. Colleges and universities are great, both for knowledge and experience, but they can be expensive and more often than not...

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Pro Recruiting Story Series: Q & A With Nikki Krzysik

(Photo courtesy of ChicagoNow.com) About Nikki Nikki Krzysik is a professional soccer player who currently captains the Philadelphia Independence of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). Krzysik, born in Ridgewood, NJ, attended Clifton...

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Recruiting 101: The Terms

One of the most important parts of the recruiting process is understanding the terminology that is being used by coaches, advisors, and other athletes. We've compiled a list * of the most commonly used terms in college recruiting. Take...

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Pro Recruiting Story Series: Q & A With Angie Akers

(Image courtesy of angieakers.com) About Angie Angie Akers, international and domestic professional beach volleyball player, was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana and attended Bishop Luers High School as a dominating two-sport...