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Why a Division II School Might be Your Best Chance for an Athletic Scholarship

You can get an athletic scholarship without going to a huge school. There's help in Division II, where 56 percent of athletes get aid. Don't count on a...

Want a Division I Athletic Scholarship? Make Sure Your Grades Are on Point

You can find great athletic scholarships in Division I. Its colleges have the biggest sports budgets and the most athletic aid to offer. It's the...

How to Write a Cover Letter to a College Coach

Communicating with a coach at least once a month will strengthen your cause and help you develop your relationship with that coach. You demonstrat...

A Simple Trick for Finding the Perfect College

The people around you—your coaches, parents and friends—know what matters to you. Ask them what they think you'd like in a college. They might...

How to Make a CaptainU Profile That Will Wow College Coaches

Keep it simple for coaches to find out about you. Create an athlete profile that shows them everything they want to know. Share videos, photos and...

How to Write the Perfect Email to a College Coach

Email is an easy way to say hello to a coach and to learn about a team. Your first message can be simple: Say a few things about your season and s...

How Does a Student-Athlete's Time Commitment Differ Between Division I and Division III Programs?

By now you've probably heard the statistics about the small fraction of high school players who go on to compete at the college level. But recruiting ...

How an Injured Athlete Can Still Manage the College Recruiting Process Successfully

Injury is an inherent part of any athletic endeavor and no one understands this better than college coaches. There are many prospects and families who...

5 Ways Parents Can Improve the College Recruiting Process

The college search for athletes has grown complicated and increasingly competitive, especially during the past 10 years. There are countless components...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting an Athletic Scholarship

An athletic scholarship is one of the highest honors you can achieve as a high school athlete. It says you have the skills, maturity, grades, and...

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