In the sports-obsessed United States, many families assume that the ticket to a hefty college scholarship is athletic prowess on the field, on the court, or in the pool. Not so.
NJ college counselor’s stories of athletic recruiting continue with the tale of a women’s soccer goalie who put academic fit before athletic fit.
Andrea brings to light another story of athletic recruiting. This time, it’s about field hockey and a lesson learned about patience with the process.
Are you interested in being recruited as a college lacrosse player? Andrea Aronson brings you first-hand stories and lessons from a lacrosse recruit who has just been through the process.
If you’re interested in playing sports in college, then start your college search early, and be sure to visit the coach when you go to campus!
I am of two minds when my students consider playing sports in college. Those recruited and hoping to continue following their athletic passion can surely increase their admissibility at many selective colleges. As we know, schools aim to construct a class of students who bring diverse skills and abilities; one year a selective liberal arts […]
Earlier this week we wrote about college athletic recruiting and questions student athletes should consider asking. This post provided great topics for students to think about as they consider athletics to be a major factor in their college search process. However, not all student athletes are considering all of their options. Earlier this month, 13-year-old […]
My clients often ask what questions they should ask when they visit with athletic coaches. Whether you are a “blue chip” NCAA Division 1 athletic recruit, or whether you are hoping to play in the NAIA, or whether you’re interested in a NCAA Division 3 team, these questions can help you determine whether this team, […]
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 […]
Today I spent another fun-filled day at the Colorado Crossroads volleyball tournament in Denver, where nearly 10,000 volleyball players are participating in this national qualifier event. Parents were steadily coming up to my booth at the tournament (where I was, of course, dispensing some great college advice) to talk about their concerns. The topic of […]