Tag: recruitment

The College Recruitment Game

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Whether you're a high school freshman or a senior, this is your college recruitment need-to-know introduction. read more

What is the NAIA?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

As a college athlete, in general, you are either part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). read more

How can I get colleges to recruit me for sports?

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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

Tips and Terms for College Sports Recruitment

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Wondering for tips on recruitment? Here is the breakdown of all of the terms you need to know! read more

An Athlete's Winter Break To-Do List

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

Who is pumped for winter break? Although you don't have tests to study for or classes to attend, there is some homework that you should think about doing to push yourself further in the athletic recruitment process. Check out these five things to do during the holiday break. And if you're still trying to think of a nice gift to your parents, they might appreciate you taking care of a few of these items: read more

I Want a College Football Scholarship

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Matthew knew he wanted a football scholarship, but at 5' 9" and 142 lbs., he also knew he wasn't a prime candidate. Yet, with a simple plan, he achieved his athletic--and financial aid--goals. read more

The Decision: Which Sport to Play?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

Generally in the high school world, the year is set up so you can play multiple sports. During the summer you can be on a travel swimming and diving team, during the fall you're playing football, during the winter you're synchronized skating, and during the spring you're playing lacrosse. With collegiate athletics almost always year-round, when you think about having to choose between sports as you move into college, it is heart breaking. read more

University Athletics from Recruitment to Enrollment

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Dean of Undergraduate Admission, Babson College

Being a student-athlete in a university or college environment can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but life as a prospective student-athlete is not always fun and games. read more

To Play or Not to Play Sports in College

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

With time running out to make a decision on what to do with your athletic career in college, I hope I can help provide a little perspective. read more

Intramural Sport Opportunities for Everyone

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Assistant Director, Department of Campus Recreation, University of California, Davis

Students come to a university or college campus primarily to obtain an education and fine-tune the skills needed in today's global economy. However, career success frequently requires talents beyond those developed in the classroom. read more