College Admissions for the High School Athlete: A Step-by-Step Guide / Edition 2

College Admissions for the High School Athlete: A Step-by-Step Guide / Edition 2

by Jack DiSalvo, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816044066

ISBN-13: 9780816044061

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816044061
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Setting Realistic and Concrete Goals1
Ch. 2Getting Exposure13
Ch. 3Matching Athletics and Academics24
Ch. 4Contacting College Coaches43
Ch. 5Understanding Athletic Rules and Regulations58
Ch. 6Taking a Campus Visit77
Ch. 7Compiling an Application Packet90
Ch. 8Finding Financial Aid108
Ch. 9Making the Final Decision127
Ch. 10Finding Alternate Routes to College Athletics138
Appendix: Sports Associations150
Index155

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