Get in the Game: Tips for Student-Athletes and Their Families (A new resource from NACAC)

From registering with eligibility centers to signing a letter, of intent the college applications is different for student-athletes.  This brochure  from the National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC) breaks down the process into 10 steps to help you identify a college where you can pursue both your athletic and academic interests. Download a free … Continue reading Get in the Game: Tips for Student-Athletes and Their Families (A new resource from NACAC)

Session 5: Athletics and Getting Recruited

Next up in Northwood’s series of programs about the college search and application process for juniors is athletics. In this session students will about the mathematics of intercollegiate athletics, namely that for every roster spot there are hundreds, if not thousands of young men and women competing for it. Most student-athletes do not earn a … Continue reading Session 5: Athletics and Getting Recruited

NCAA Recruiting Rules – The Basics

Junior year from September 1 College coaches are allowed to send you information about their athletic program and about their school. This can include: media guides, schedule cards, personalized letters, photocopies of newspaper clippings and official university admissions and academic publications.  The college coach is allowed to answer your emails and send emails to you … Continue reading NCAA Recruiting Rules – The Basics