Blog Topic: Becoming Eligible

Missy Franklin Gets the Gold But Chooses College Over Money

With the summer Olympics in full swing, a lot of attention has been put on some of the swimmers of the USA team, mostly the high school-aged Missy Franklin. Missy has had an incredible showing at the Games so far, and isn’t done yet. As of today, she has earned four medals, three gold medals […]

Who Is Going to Get You Recruited?

High school athletes constantly see other kids their age get recruited to big schools on ESPN. These talented athletes have been sought out by college coaches because they are the best of the best. So unless you are recognized around the country for your athletic talents, you can’t rely on college coaches to come find […]

Three Tips to Academic Excellence

Athletes work incredibly hard to perform their best on the field, the court, and in the pool. They train, practice, and compete to be able to participate in their favorite sport at a high level. When you are an athlete in high school, you have even more stuff to juggle. In between homework, essays, projects, […]

Start Preparing for College Now

Knowing you want to play sports in college is one thing, being able to maintain and juggle sports and college is going to be something completely new to incoming student-athletes. It’s often one of the last things considered by incoming freshman, but is one of the most important parts of maintaining a healthy college life. […]

Read This Before You Register with the Eligibility Center

Do more in your recruiting Many high school athletes are under the impression that registering with the NCAA or NAIA eligibility center early will get them recruited to play college sports. Unfortunately, this is not the case. High school athletes will need to put in a lot more effort in getting recruited besides meeting initial […]

Your Top 3 Priorities With College Recruiting

Understanding the elements that go into being a successful recruit will set you on the right path early and keep you ahead of the game. It’s important for recruits not to lose focus of the end goal and to concentrate on understanding the core recruiting items, which will make the recruiting process, proceed smoothly once […]

Key to Recruiting: Understanding the NCAA Core Course

It’s important to know what you are getting yourself into before jumping head first into something as big and at times complicated as the recruiting process. That is why we are here, to help guide the way. One of the most frequent questions we ask potential recruits is “what division level do you think you […]

New Eligibility Requirements May Be Here Sooner Than You Think

Are you Taking Your Academics Seriously? High school student athletes get a taste of what it’s like to have to balance school, sports and a social life. High schools have academic requirements that student-athletes are expected to meet in order to compete. Don’t Take Your Academics for Granted High School athletes who use this “just […]

A Quick Recruiting Overview For The College-Bound Athlete

Get Familiar With Recruiting Terms Let’s start with the NCAA Clearinghouse or what is currently known as NCAA Eligibility Center. The Eligibility Center is how the NCAA DI and DII colleges determine if student-athletes are academically prepared and athletically eligible to play at those levels. Most student-athletes do not hear the term “eligibility center” until […]

How International Athletes Are Changing The Face Of College Sports

International Invasion in College Sports Over the past decade the number of international athletes playing college sports in the United States has tripled to well over 11,000. In many sports, most notably tennis and soccer, international players can swing the balance of power and even change the way the game is played. One of the […]

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