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Learn more about choosing the right college with the resources below:

  • Choosing a College:
    Choosing the right college can sometimes seem like an overwhelming process.
    Here you will find some important questions to ask staff members at each school as you make your decision
  • Recruiting Fact Sheet:
    College sports create a pathway to opportunity for student-athletes. Here you will find important facts about NCAA recruitment.
  • Recruiting:
    The NCAA supports student-athlete well-being by promoting a fair recruiting environment that limits intrusions into the lives of student-athletes and their families.  
    Recruiting happens when a college employee or representative invites a high school student-athlete to play sports for their college. Recruiting can occur in many ways, such as face-to-face contact, phone calls or text messaging, through mailed or emailed material or through social media. Click on the link to learn more.
  • Scholarships:
    Only about two-percent of high school athletes are awarded athletics scholarships to compete in college. Click “scholarships” to learn more.
  • Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete:
    Here you can download this guide that answers questions for student athletes and parents navigating the initial eligibility process.