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There’s no right or wrong way of being an athlete, everyone’s situation is different. These are just some things to think about when deciding what athletic path to take. Learn the in and outs and pros and cons of getting involved in the recruiting process.

Which Sports Are Easiest To Get A Scholarship For?

By Next College Student Athlete 07/17/2019, 3:00pm CDT

Often times, student-athletes believe that if they are good enough, they will automatically receive a scholarship, but unfortunately, that isn’t the case. Although everyone doesn’t receive a scholarship, there are a few sports where it’s a little easier.

Recruiting Questions for Soccer Players

By Next College Student Athlete 07/12/2019, 4:45pm CDT

There are some common recruiting questions that soccer players have when they are going through the recruiting process. Having a better understanding of these common questions will help you navigate the process efficiently.

What Do Camp Invites From College Coaches Really Mean?

By Next College Student Athlete 07/11/2019, 3:30pm CDT

Attending camps can be a great opportunity in your recruiting journey. But what does an invite from a coach really mean? And how do you know if it’s specific to you or generic? Use this guide to gauge which camps will provide you with the best recruiting opportunities.

When Do College Coaches Evaluate Athletes?

By Next College Student Athlete 06/27/2019, 12:00pm CDT

How do you go about getting evaluated by college coaches? As you decide which camps and tournaments you want to attend this summer, make sure you have a game plan for your upcoming events. Here are some tips for getting college coaches to evaluate you.

How Should You Communicate With College Coaches?

By Next College Student Athlete 06/14/2019, 9:15am CDT

Beginning June 15, 2019, D1 college coaches and rising high school juniors are allowed to communicate. This includes emails, phone calls, texts, social media messages and face-to-face contact. Ready to start reaching out to coaches? Here are some tips to help you make a great first impression.

5 Things You Need to Know About Athletic Scholarships

By Next College Student Athlete 06/05/2019, 11:30am CDT

For many student-athletes, an athletic scholarship allows them to attend a school they might not otherwise be able to afford. However, scholarship spots are in high demand. To help you navigate the recruiting process, here are five important things you need to know about athletic scholarships.

What Are the 4 New Division 1 Recruiting Rules?

By Next College Student Athlete 05/30/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The NCAA has adopted four new D1 recruiting rules. These rules are designed to stop the growth of early recruiting and give student-athletes the opportunity to make a more informed decision on their college of choice.

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A Guide to 2019 College Sports Camps

By Next College Student Athlete 05/17/2019, 8:45am CDT

Attending college camps is a great way to develop your skills and get evaluated by coaches. Check out NCSA’s definitive list of every 2019 college camp for basketball, volleyball, football, softball, and wrestling.

How New NCAA Division 1 Rules Affect Your Volleyball Recruiting

By Matt Sonnichsen, Junior Volleyball Association 05/10/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The new rules don’t directly change the recruiting timeline for DII, DIII, NAIA or Junior College schools. However, DI recruiting behavior can have a ripple effect.

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