College Recruiting

The athletic recruiting process is a lot like dating, with college coaches/scouts and high-school student-athletes sizing each other up and searching for the right match. The process requires participants to understand and observe NCAA rules and regulations, conduct thorough research, schedule home and campus visits, network and communicate appropriately, and, for most student-athletes, engage in self-marketing. Learn best practices from athletes who have achieved success and the experts who have helped them.

Latest in College Recruiting

What's the Difference Between a National Letter of Intent and a Verbal Commitment?

There's a college you love, and it's time to give a pledge. You can do this in a couple of ways. Sign a National Letter of Intent, a move always saved...

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How Do Athletic Scholarships Actually Work?

Athletic scholarships are a great way to cover college costs. Know how to get one and keep it. They're found in NCAA Divisions I and II, where more than...

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How to Determine What Showcases and ID Camps to Attend

When you get an invite to a showcase or ID camp, it feels great. Everyone likes to be wanted. But with only so much time and money to use on camps, you...

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How to Create the Perfect College Recruiting Highlight Video

Give coaches a chance to see your style of play. The most effective way to do this without having a coach see you play in person, is to post videos to...

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The College Lifestyle Benefits of Division III Schools

You can get scholarship help in NCAA Division III—you just can't get it for your sports skills. This division uses no athletic scholarships, but 80...

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Latest Videos in College Recruiting

A Day in the Life: Jacob Gatewood

Want to know what it’s like to be one of the top high school baseball recruits in the country? Take a look at a typical day in the life of Jacob Gatewood.

A Day in the Life: Josh Morgan

Rated the 27th best high school baseball player in the country, Josh Morgan is committed to play at UCLA. Join this baseball star on a normal day at Orange Lutheran High School in California.

A Day in the Life: Kodi Medeiros

From spear diving in the morning to lifting weights at night, Kodi Medeiros’ daily life is far from typical. In this video, one of the best high school baseball players in the country takes us through his normal day in Hawaii.

2015 Notre Dame QB Commit Blake Barnett Awarded MVP at Elite 11 in Los Angeles

Santiago High School’s Blake Barnett participates in the Elite 11 quarterback competition in California.

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