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Sidelined From a Major Injury? What Student-Athletes Should Know

A major injury can be a big setback regarding health, insurance, and scholarship eligibility. Here's what student-athletes should know if they get seriously read more

What You Need to Know About Health Insurance for College Athletes

As a college athlete, health insurance is important in case you're injured on the field or court. Here's a guide to help you understand all your options.read more

22 Essential Social Media Tips for College Sports Recruitment

So, what should you do with your social media profiles as a student-athlete hoping to get recruited by colleges? Here's a plan of attack for Facebook, Twitter, read more

Surviving Freshman Year as a Student-Athlete

Being a student-athlete can be a bit overwhelming when you first arrive freshman year. So how do you manage it?read more

Infographic: Witness the Fitness: Trends in Student Health, Fitness, and Nutrition

What do high school and college students do to stay healthy? How often do they exercise? What do they eat? What sports do they play? We wanted to know . . . so read more

3 Reasons Why You Should NOT Count on a Full Ride to Play Your Sport in College

The reality is that most college athletes do not have athletic scholarships. College athletic scholarships are the exception rather than the rule. Here's why.read more

Ask The Experts

Q: As a student-athlete searching for colleges, should I focus on majors/classes or athletics?

A: First focus on the majors about which you are thinking. Once you have that list of colleges, see which of them have your sport at the level you wish to play. read more


Q: How can I get colleges to recruit me for sports?

A: While you can't guarantee your spot on the team, there are some things you can do to help your case. Here are some tips for getting started.read more


Q: What's the difference between intramurals and sport clubs?

A: Intramural sports programs provide students an opportunity to participate in a variety of competitive and recreational sport activities. You may encounter leagues for men's, women's, or mixed (co-recreational, or CoRec) teams. read more


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