How You Can Use Camps and Showcases to Stand Out From the Crowd

Broken Recruiting: The Truth About Camps and Showcases (Part 1 in a three-part series) A large part of the recruiting process is the active attendance and participation in college camps and showcase events. These events are extremely popular among America’s college coaches and youth–if you’re not participating at this point I suggest you start researching […]

How College Athletes are Viewed on Campus [infographic]

The infographic below provides insights into the student-athlete college experience.  While the vast majority of college athletes will have a relatively normal time in the classroom, the study this infographic is based on does offer some interesting and surprising results. If you have questions or comments about how athletes are viewed on campus you can use […]

Can a Parent Shoot a Recruiting Video?

“I Can Take My Home Videos and Make Them Into a College Recruiting Video” Sure, you can shoot your own college recruiting video and, with the types of editing software out right now, it is easy to make a quality video. What you don’t want to do is take just any video you have at […]

10 Steps Every Parent Can Take to Help in the Recruiting Process

REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS  Watching your child grow and excel in sports can provide many rewarding moments. Being an avid observer to these athletic moments may lead eager parents into believing that their son or daughter was born to be a professional athlete and the natural next step after high school is the collegiate sports level. This […]

5 Things You Can Do Over the Summer to Help Earn an Athletic Scholarship

Summer: An Important Time For High School Athletes When we hear summer vacation our minds quickly slip to thoughts of beaches and barbecues. As a high school athlete seeking a scholarship, summer can be the most important time of the year for you. What can you do to increase your chances of getting a scholarship? […]

Athletic Scholarships: Who is Getting The Money? [Infographic]

Did you know women get more scholarship money than men in 11 of 14 sports in the NCAA? To gain more insight into this and other fascinating facts about college sports scholarships check out our “Who’s Getting How Much?” infographic below. If you have questions or comments about who is getting how much scholarship money […]

Myth: College Coaches Will Find Me.

If I’m Good Enough Coaches Will Find Me I don’t know if it is more naive or self-important to think that you will be noticed by just being you. Not that you can’t be a great recruit both athletically and academically, but if you wait around for coaches to start knocking on your door you […]

Why Your GPA Matters in More Ways Than You Think (Part 2)

(Part Two in a two-part series) Shoot for the Stars I can’t tell you what a good GPA is–this varies depending which coach and school you are talking to. What I can tell you is that if you strive for C’s–that 2.0 mark–you are not helping yourself in any way, shape or form. As noted […]

Why Your GPA Matters in More Ways Than You Think (Part 1)

(Part 1 in a two-part series) Broken Recruiting: Your GPA Matters in More Ways Than You Think When approaching this subject I always enjoy asking one question first: What does the term GPA mean to you? More importantly, what is the first thing that comes to mind when GPA is mentioned? It’s a simple answer […]

Recruiting Mistakes Every Parent Makes

Have the Right Attitude Some parents believe their child is the star athlete of the team and will have no problem being scouted by college coaches across the nation. Even if this is true, it is this frame of mind that will eventually hurt the student-athlete and potentially place them way behind in their recruitment […]

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