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Can I Take a Gap Year Before I Start College in America?

2018-12-10T21:56:59+00:00

FINDING YOUR FUTURE HOME The NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA are the major governing bodies of College Sports. Regardless of whether you are a soccer player, golfer, tennis player or any other sport, you must be aware of the many rules that determine whether athletes are eligible to compete and/or get scholarships for university sports teams. Unfortunately the simple answer is it depends - on which university, which division and your academic path so far every at high school, college and beyond. The NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA are the major governing bodies of College Sports. Regardless of whether you are a [...]

Can I Take a Gap Year Before I Start College in America?2018-12-10T21:56:59+00:00

Choosing a University – Sports Scholarships

2018-11-27T11:15:50+00:00

FINDING YOUR FUTURE HOME With so many universities in the United States, it is important to consider the following factors when choosing universities: ACADEMIC REPUTATION Admission to some U.S. colleges and universities is highly competitive, especially for international students. For the majority of students, it is more practical to find a quality institution where they will be academically challenged, rather than insisting on attending one of the top 50 universities in the United States. Also note, rankings are not always based upon factors that could be most important to you. ATHLETIC REPUTATION No matter what school you decide to commit [...]

Choosing a University – Sports Scholarships2018-11-27T11:15:50+00:00

Student-Athletes Can Fill Workforce Skills Gap

2018-11-27T11:06:42+00:00

In a 2018 study, LinkedIn researchers found the No. 1 skills gap across the United States workforce is in communication — soft skills such as collaboration, articulation and receptiveness to feedback.  Knowing these abilities are lacking in the workforce and desired by employers in all professions should give former student-athletes the confidence felt after a big win as you go into a job search. These skills are often acquired and enhanced through the student-athlete experience. Mark Moyer, a career coach, business strategist and former Colgate tennis player, highlights three communication traits that college athletes hone on the field and can harness in new ways [...]

Student-Athletes Can Fill Workforce Skills Gap2018-11-27T11:06:42+00:00