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The College Athletic Recruiting Process: Chapter Summary
Don't let the college athletic recruiting process bog you down. The answers you need are likely available in this detailed chapter. The tips can help you make informed decisions along with way. This chapter includes:
This lesson highlights the fundamentals of recruiting. You'll discover the ways individuals can be contacted, such as through sports organizations or recruiting services.
College recruiting steps
There's a process to becoming drafted for college sports. Our experienced counselors can guide you through the steps you'll likely encounter in the recruiting process.
Preparing for recruitment while in high school
Do you have a dream of becoming a college athlete? Even in high school, you can start preparing yourself. The information in this lesson can teach you what you need to know.
Impact of recruiting rules
Sometimes when recruiters want to enlist athletics that are roadblocks. Discover how these barriers can influence your possibility of receiving a scholarship.
If you're interested in what it takes to be eligible to become recruited, this lesson can help you. Some of the information provided here includes tips for increasing your eligibility.
When sports scouts are recruiting student athletes, everyone wants to stand out to be considered. Learn some of the ways you can become more noticeable in the recruiting process.
Choosing a college
So, you've decided to attend college and several schools have excellent sports programs. Which one do you choose? Our guidance counselors can give you suggestions on how to choose the one for you based on factors, such as NCAA or NAIA ranking, school size and academic offerings.
Tips for parents
Parents are an important factor in the college athletic recruiting process. The information here has tips on getting you through this complex journey.
Registering as an athlete
If you're ready to apply for membership into the NCAA, our counselors can help you. Read about the steps needed to register with the NCAA as an athlete.
Using personal ideas during recruitment
During the recruitment process, prospective athletes may use personal tools, such as websites and videos, to represent themselves to recruiters. Explore these methods and see some useful tips to be noticed.
1. Initial Eligibility Requirements for College Athletes
In order to participate in Division I athletics, or receive a college athletic scholarship, an athlete must first be declared eligible by the NCAA. This lesson examines the initial eligibility requirements for college athletes.
2. How to Increase Your Visibility With College Coaches
In this lesson we explore several different ways student-athletes can help themselves get recruited. Sometimes, networking and getting yourself 'seen' can be just as important as performances.
3. College Recruiting Tips for Parents
In this lesson you can explore how parents can help their children gain athletic scholarships. Learn some helpful tips and discover some concrete things parents can do to help their student-athlete.
4. How to Register an Athlete With the NCAA Eligibility Center
The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, is a nonprofit organization designed to guide and protect college student-athletes. This lesson explains who should register with the NCAA Eligibility Center and how to register.
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