Ch 4: The College Athletic Recruiting Process

About This Chapter

Let our professional guidance counselors advise you on how the college athletic recruiting process works. For easier learning, our lessons are available in short videos and/or text lessons easy reading. Get the information you need so that you're prepared for when recruiters contact you.

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:

Recruiting methods

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.

Eligibility requirements

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.

Increasing visibility

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.

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