Tag: student-athletes

The College Sports Glossary of Terms


Whether you want to get recruited, play for fun, or cheer from the sidelines, here are a few college sports terms you should know. read more

College Students Go for the Gold in Rio

Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

The Summer Olympics closing ceremony goes down tomorrow in sunny (crazy) Rio. And among the athletes celebrating the past two weeks of physical achievement are more than a few current college students. read more

How to Manage Your Time as a Student-Athlete

Author, Performance Coach

As a student-athlete, balancing academics and your sport can be taxing. Read on for some tips to help keep you from breaking under the pressure. read more

Intramurals for the High School Athlete

Graduate Student, Merrimack College

High school athletes may find sports no longer fit into their lives the same way once they arrive at college. Varsity isn't always an option, for various reasons, but intramural sports can help fill the gap. read more

What Student-Athletes Should Know Before Going on an Official College Visit

Assistant Director, Online Marketing

If you end up being one of the chosen athletes to be whisked away on an official visit, make sure you are prepared so you and the coach both get as much out of it as possible. read more

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


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

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 recruited. read more

The Decision: Which Sport to Play?

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

How to Balance Academics and Athletics


Learn to manage your time in college so you will be organized in the corporate world. read more

Nutrition for Athletes


Eat the right foods for maximum sports performance. read more