College Admissions for the High School Athlete: A Step-by-Step Guide

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College Admissions for the High School Athlete explains how students can put their high school sports records to work for them when applying for college admissions and scholarships. Drawing on personal anecdotes from college athletes, as well as advice from over fifty college coaches and recruiters, it explains how to launch a career as a student/athlete on the collegiate level. The book covers such challenges as contacting college coaches; understanding the rules set by the National Collegiate Athletic ...
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College Admissions for the High School Athlete explains how students can put their high school sports records to work for them when applying for college admissions and scholarships. Drawing on personal anecdotes from college athletes, as well as advice from over fifty college coaches and recruiters, it explains how to launch a career as a student/athlete on the collegiate level. The book covers such challenges as contacting college coaches; understanding the rules set by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA); and alternate routes to college athletics.
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This update to the 1993 edition guides the high school athlete who wishes to continue to pursue sports in college through the process of college admissions and scholarship applications. It presents advice from athletes, coaches, and recruiters, with much updated information on new rules and regulations, new organizations, and Internet and other media resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780816044078
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2001
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Age range: 11 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.96 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 Setting Realistic and Concrete Goals 1
Ch. 2 Getting Exposure 13
Ch. 3 Matching Athletics and Academics 24
Ch. 4 Contacting College Coaches 43
Ch. 5 Understanding Athletic Rules and Regulations 58
Ch. 6 Taking a Campus Visit 77
Ch. 7 Compiling an Application Packet 90
Ch. 8 Finding Financial Aid 108
Ch. 9 Making the Final Decision 127
Ch. 10 Finding Alternate Routes to College Athletics 138
Appendix: Sports Associations 150
Index 155
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