#19 Recruiting Corner: We’re Back! Why Don’t You Like Us?!!? Facebook, Twitter, & Starbucks?

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MLB and NCAA Discussing Scholarship Deal

The NCAA is discussing a partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB). The partnership would help bring more money to NCAA baseball programs in the form of scholarships. There is still a lot to be discussed and worked out, and this partnership may still be a year or two away from actually happening, but it’s something […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA

Understanding NCAA Eligibility Center Information

College eligibility requirements are one of the most complex areas of the recruiting process, especially for athletes who do not take the traditional route of getting recruited during high school. Making the decision to participate in college sports can be complicated. For athletes who are unsure if they have what it takes to participate at […]

Posted in NCAA Eligibility Center, Senior year & Recruiting

A Quick Guide to Evaluating Sports Camps

One of the most common questions we get here is, “How do I figure out which camps I should go to?” There is no quick answer to this question because it really depends on what kind of camp someone is looking for. Here, we give you some instructions on how to select the best camp […]

Posted in Camps, Combines & Showcases, Communicating with College Coaches

Are You Better off Playing One or More Sports? (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series discusses the information high school athletes should consider before giving up playing multiple sports to focus on one sport. What outside factors are playing into this shift? Should athletes take injury into account when considering opportunities for their sport? You need to consider two things when determining how injuries will affect […]

Posted in Parents & Recruiting, Sports Recruiting

The Best Ways to Keep Your Scholarship Options Open

Once you are engrossed in the recruiting process, you may feel pulled in several directions. College coaches will tell them everything they want to hear; their goal is to have those targeted student athletes commit and sign with their school. Of course, this is the best-case scenario. For others, the recruiting process is likely less […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, Communicating with College Coaches

5 Tips to Finding the Best College Coach For You

Communicate with a College Coach Early and Often As an athlete you know what type of coaching you like and what type of coaching you don’t. Get a jump on finding the right college opportunity by talking with the coach early and often. Too many recruits assume they would like to play for a certain […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Sports Recruiting

Are You Better Off Playing One or More Sports? (Part 1)

Many high school students are shifting from being multiple-sport athletes to single-sport athletes. But are athletes making these decisions based on the right information? What are the driving factors behind the movement? Most importantly, are athletes’ best interests kept in mind? The Right Factors to Consider Are you playing a sport because it makes you […]

Posted in Beginning your Recruitment, Sports Recruiting

The Scholarship Game: Do You Know How to Play?

Many athletes understand the challenges of the recruiting process but still plan on waiting for offers from the top schools. To highlight the challenges of going from being recruited to signing an offer, we want to take a look at the numbers around Mississippi’s 2013 football recruiting class. Head coach Hugh Freeze has offered 246 […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, Communicating with College Coaches

Secrets to Finding Colleges that Offer Scholarships in Your Sport

Researching colleges is an essential part of the recruiting process—it will help you find all the information about the things a college has to offer, including academics, majors, athletic programs, and financial aid opportunities. There Are No Shortcuts If you are looking to find the easy way to get an athletic scholarship, you need to […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, Beginning your Recruitment

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