Skip to content

Do College Athletes Have an Advantage in College Admissions?


If you are a superstar athlete (other wise known as a “blue chip recruit”), you can pretty much write your ticket to any college in America, no matter how well you do in high school.

But that does not mean that you will graduate from that college.

If you’re uncertain as to whether I’m blowing smoke, have a look at this article from NCAA division I colleges are happy to take great athletes to build their teams.  But if the player cannot build his mind, the universities don’t get too bent out of shape about it.

Should they?

Mark Montgomery

College Counselor to Athletes


Archive by Date

Join our Facebook Group ››
Stay informed about college admissions trends and ask questions of experts who can give you Great College Advice.