Athletic Scholarships

Athletic Scholarships: Which Should Eric Choose?

Yale kicked off Eric Wilson’s college recruitment journey with an offer last summer, before his junior year at Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School. Since then, coaches nationwide have tried to woo the lineman to their campus. Eric’s 6’4”, 290-pound size, along with his 4.0 GPA and...

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Junior Colleges Offer Another Athletic Chance

These college athletes play football before crowds smaller than those they saw in high school. Their low-budget operations offer no athletic scholarships and they travel by bus. Hardly anyone knows their names. One team in Arizona even calls itself the Fighting Artichokes. Yet, as the...

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Academics a Driver for Athletic Scholarships

Hit the books hard and you’ll increase your odds of landing an athletic scholarship. How so? The vast majority of athletic programs sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association are considered “equivalency” sports. This allows coaches to offer partial scholarships based on a student’s athletic...

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