Pick the Right School Because Transferring Can Be a Messy Process

A Lifelong Impact The decisions that are made regarding college have a lifelong impact on the student-athlete and his family. This is why the decision doesn’t come easy and should be carefully considered before any commitments are made. The choices can affect the jobs you get, who you decide to start a family with, the […]

Nine Character Flaws that Could Cost You an Athletic Scholarship

Character Matters Do you think that who you are, how you dress, how you speak, how you carry yourself, the circle of friends you hang around, or the way you were raised could have a profound effect on your ability to be recruited as an athlete? If your answer to this question is no then […]

How You Can Use Camps and Showcases to Stand Out from the Crowd (Part 3)

More on Showcases  In part one of this series, (The truth about camps and showcases.), I introduced showcases to readers who may be unfamiliar with these events. They are popular with baseball and softball, but can also be found in hockey, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, field hockey and, most recently, tennis. Sometimes you might hear these […]

An Expert Opinion on Why Nutrition Matters for Student-Athletes

Don’t Take Your Nutrition for Granted So you’re on your fourth visit to a college campus, trying to evaluate their athletic department and things are starting to blend together. This is one of the most important decisions you will ever make and you don’t want to make a mistake. Each school had solid facilities, academic […]

An Athletic Scholarship Will Not Pay for Everything

Plan for Additional Costs Many student-athletes get themselves in trouble by thinking that just because they earn an athletic scholarship they don’t have to worry about expenses while in college. Whether you earn a full or partial athletic scholarship there will still be college costs that need to be covered so make sure you plan […]

Graduation Rates For NCAA Athletes

How Are Athletes Doing in the Classroom? The Graduation Rates For NCAA Athletes infographic highlights some interesting points about how college student-athletes perform in the classroom. In some instances college athletes actually perform better than the student body in general; in others they lag far behind. Check it out and let us know what you […]

Helping Your Student-Athlete Choose the Right College (Part 2)

Academic Resources and the Student-Athlete If your child chooses to play sports in college it’s best to have them ask the college athletic department if they provide athletes with tutoring and/or academic advising. Do they assist with course scheduling and graduation planning each semester? Being a college athlete takes dedication, motivation and organization–it’s good to […]

7 Ways to Help Your Student-Athlete Choose the Right College

Choosing the Right College  When the time comes to start discussing college options with your child it is good to be there to help prepare your child for the next step in their athletic and academic career. A parent’s role throughout the sports recruiting process is to lead the student-athlete in the right direction, not […]

Myth: Your Recruiting is Limited to Only a Few Schools

Recruiting is Not Over if You Don’t Get Into Your Dream School Since you were little you dreamed of going to a particular school. It may be a family tradition, it could be the big school in your area or maybe you just really like the team colors so you’ve always rooted for them. Whatever […]

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