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Should I Take the SAT, ACT, or Both?

All high school students looking to apply to college need to take either the SAT or the ACT. Most colleges and universities accept both for admissions, so how do you know which one to take? One idea would be to take the PSAT and the PLAN, both of which are predictive tests for the SAT exam and ACT […]

Posted in Academic Eligibility, Grades, Tests & Core Courses


4 Signs You’re an “I” College Recruiting Parent

Parents of high school athletes have a lot to be proud of. Their kids are juggling going to class and studying, as well as dedicating themselves to being part of a sports team. It’s easy for parents to get really involved in the sports and teams that their kids participate in; that’s great! But when […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Parents & Recruiting


5 Ways to Save Big on Recruiting Videos

  Recruiting videos are an essential component to any good athlete’s portfolio. Many college coaches don’t have the time or budget to travel and watch high school athletes at their games. So having a professional highlight video online is the best way to get a college coach to see you play. Coaches need to evaluate your abilities […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Highlight & Skills Videos


Registering for the NCAA Eligibility Center: Don’t Jump the Gun

It is likely that as a high school student athlete or parent, you have been told once or twice that you need to register with the NCAA Clearinghouse in order to compete in college sports. This is fantastic advice as long as it is given under the correct circumstances; unfortunately for many, it is not. Before going […]

Posted in NCAA Eligibility Center, Sports Recruiting


Parents’ Role on an Unofficial Visit

Researching a university is difficult; researching colleges for your child may prove to be even more difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. The key is to make sure you are guiding your child and being a supportive parent during this crucial step in your child’s life. As a parent, you should be encouraging yet unbiased […]

Posted in Official & Unofficial Visits, Parents & Recruiting


#2 Recruiting Corner: The College Recruiting Process

This week on “The Recruiting Corner” we wanted to highlight the overall recruiting process by explaining that you or someone you know has likely been through this process before. If you haven’t gotten started with the recruiting process here are some great articles on getting the basics down. Setting up your recruiting email and writing […]

Posted in Recruiting Resume, The Recruiting Corner Videos


College Recruiting: Why Character Means More Than a 40 Yard Dash

High school athletes are led to believe that their stats and athletic achievements are the only things that college coaches look for when recruiting athletes. They couldn’t be more wrong. In addition to athletics, coaches also want to see a dedicated student and, most importantly, strong character. Students who successfully participate in sports are usually well-rounded individuals. […]

Posted in Beginning your Recruitment, Sports Recruiting


Make Sure You Can Get into Your Dream School

Having a dream school and team to play for is great, but unless you know what it is going to take to get into your dream school, you are never going to get there. Getting a High Grade Point Average (GPA) Makes the Whole Process Easier The minimum GPA needed to be eligible by the […]

Posted in Academic Eligibility, Athletic Scholarships


#1 Recruiting Corner: Character in college recruiting

Welcome to The Recruiting Corner, our weekly web series aimed at keeping you in the front seat of your recruiting! You can watch all of our videos over on our Athnet You Tube channel. Subscribe to us on You Tube and get automatic updates every time we post new recruiting advice! [powerpress] We are to […]

Posted in Sports Recruiting, The Recruiting Corner Videos


Are College Sports a Reality For Your Athlete?

Give Them the Choice to Play in College As a parent, you want the best for your child. Most parents with young athletes hope to see their child go on to play college sports one day. Once your child is in high school and continues to show an avid interest in playing sports, it’s a […]

Posted in Parents & Recruiting, Sports Recruiting



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