Athletic Scholarships

Looking for a Scholarship? Start Here!

Before you do anything in recruiting, you will need to evaluate and research the schools that you are interested in attending. This does not just mean put together a quick list of the top ranked schools because you like their mascots- it means truly learn what institutions offer you the best opportunities. First Look at […]

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Transferring Colleges: It’s Harder Than You Think

Athletes come to us all the time with the idea that they can transfer between NCAA Division I or II schools without any problem; they don’t realize that coaches at these levels hold all the power, and can decide whether or not an athlete can transfer. That’s why athletes must spend time early in their […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of College Recruiting

Finding a college to continue your academic and athletic career is a challenging task. It is definitely not something that should be taken lightly because your choice in a college will affect you for the rest of your life. Here is a breakdown of some of the dos and don’ts in college recruiting. The Dos […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Prepare for a Verbal Scholarship Offer

Verbal commitments are increasing in popularity for the NCAA Division I and Division II colleges, and athletes need to understand their implications. Verbal commitments are a nonbinding scholarship deal between an athlete and a coach. Coaches sometimes tend to pressure athletes into giving a verbal agreement; if it isn’t binding, why do they want a […]

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Why Travel Teams Are Essential for Athletic Scholarships

High school is the time in an athlete’s career when they are supposed to develop as a player and to grow as a competitor; from here, athletes will learn if they want to continue to play at the college level or not. For most athletes, the route to college sports competition begins as a little […]

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When Should You Start The College Recruiting Process?

One of the most popular questions we get at Athnet is “When should I start the recruiting process?” The answer is: usually a lot earlier than you think. Too often athletes wait until their senior year or even halfway through their senior year to start the recruiting process. This is too late. Yes, you may be able […]

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