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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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...

Financial

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...

Recruiting

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...

Recruiting

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...

Recruiting

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...

Parent Center

A Parents Role in Recruiting

by Laura Flynn Parents play a pivotal role in the college recruiting process and should make a commitment to actively ASSIST their son/daughter – from start to finish. In my opinion, the most important point in the sentence above stems...

Recruiting

The Do's & Don'ts of Highlight Reels

by Laura Flynn Being proactive is one of the keys to recruiting success. One of the most important tools a student-athlete can utilize when trying to get the attention of a coach is...the recruiting video. While coaches agree that...

Does Division Really Matter?

by Laura Flynn When I was in high school I was pretty naive. I admit it. And as great as my parents are, they knew nothing about having their kid play sports in college. I assumed that if I didn't get into a DI school, my next step...

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The NCAA's Policy on Social Media & Recruiting

by Laura Flynn (Image courtesy of RealClearSports.com) Last week I discussed the basic "do's and don'ts" for student-athletes using social media, especially in terms of recruiting. Today, I want to discuss some of the rules that the...