College Recruiting Articles

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.

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Baseball Recruiting: Here's How to Earn a Scholarship

To impress a college coach you must undoubtedly have great skill and character. A promising future student athlete must show that they are ready to...

5 Hidden Qualities College Coaches Look For In Athletes

5 Hidden Qualities College Coaches Look For in Athletes.Dylan Spadaccini Let's face it; competing at the college level is one of the greatest...

What It Means When a College Coach Contacts You

Anyone who has followed college sports for awhile has likely seen that recruiting tactics can get weird. From sending a letter to the family ...

Questions You Should Ask a College Coach on the Phone

We focus so much on what to say or do to make a good impression with coaches, it can be hard to remember that every conversation with a college ...

Recruiting: Be Prepared for Your Blockbuster

Obviously, a lot of time and energy goes into creating a Hollywood blockbuster hit. Months go into casting. Even more time is taken for shooti...

Being On Time Is Crucial During the Recruiting Process

I was 30 minutes late to my good friend's baby shower this weekend. I woke up late, took too long to get ready, and then got stuck in traffic ...

How to Determine the Cost of College for Athletes

College is expensive. I know I'm not the first to tell you this. It's a fact many parents start thinking about when their son or daughter is j...

Navigate Obstacles to Stay in Charge of Your Recruiting Journey

The recruiting process can feel like choppy water at times. Many different things come up, die down, come up again, and on and on. It's not a s...

NCAA Rule Change Means (Some) College Athletes Will Get Paid (Eventually)

The NCAA has long held the stance that amateurism is a core requirement of college athletics, meaning the athletes should not benefit financially ...

Featured STACKLETE: Cairo Attaway

Name: Cairo Attaway School: Midway High School, Waco, Texas Sports: football, powerlifting Heading into his senior season, Attaway, a 5-foot...

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