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College admissions for the high school athlete

Author: Jack DiSalvo; Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides guidelines to help high school athletes through the college admissions process, including information on recruiters and coaches, eligibility requirements, campus visits, and financial aid.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack DiSalvo; Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
ISBN: 0816044066 9780816044061 0816044074 9780816044078
OCLC Number: 44493301
Notes: "Checkmark Books"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: x, 166 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting Realistic and Concrete Goals --
Examining the Good and the Bad --
Getting Started Early --
Learning to Focus on One Sport --
Evaluating Your Skill --
Taking the Road Less Traveled --
Getting Exposure --
Athletic Camps --
Leagues and Tournaments --
Putting It All Together --
Choosing the Right Program --
Finding the Fine Line --
Matching Athletics and Academics --
Selection Guidelines --
Five Factors to Consider --
Athletic Goals --
Matching Schools and Athletes --
Contacting College Coaches --
Your Resume --
Timing --
Videotapes --
Athletic Placement Services --
Understanding Athletic Rules and Regulations --
The Purpose of Regulations --
Infractions and Penalties --
Athletic Associations --
Be Smart--Be Safe --
Taking a Campus Visit --
Learning More About the College --
Timing Your Visits --
Visiting the College Coach --
Visiting an Admissions Officer --
Visiting a Faculty Member --
Visiting a Student Athlete --
Following the Rules --
Your Parents and the Interview Process --
A Word of Advice --
Compiling an Application Packet --
Your Best Shot --
Sending for the Application Packet --
Staying Organized --
The Student Section --
The Guidance Counselor Section --
Teacher Recommendations --
From Start to Finish --
Timing --
The Senior Slide --
Finding Financial Aid --
The Pros and Cons of Athletic Scholarships --
The Facts About Athletic Scholarships --
NCAA Athletic Scholarships --
NAIA Athletic Scholarships --
Admission "Scholarships" --
Questions to Ask About Athletic Scholarships --
Other Sources of Financial Aid --
Compare and Save --
Making the Final Decision --
Selection Criteria --
The Athletic Program --
An Unhappy Fit --
The Final Choice --
Confirm Your Decision --
The National Letter of Intent Program --
Good Luck --
Finding Alternate Routes to College Athletics --
Two-Year Colleges --
Prep Schools --
Walk-ons --
Club Sports --
Intramural Athletics --
Sports Associations --
For Specific Sports.
Other Titles: Step-by-step guide
Responsibility: Jack DiSalvo and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo.

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Drawing on personal anecdotes from college athletes, as well as advice from college coaches and recruiters, this guide explains how to launch a successful career as a student/athlete on the  Read more...

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