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How Do College Athletes Balance Practice and Class?

tennis player demonstrates how to play college tennis

If you base your idea of college on the way Old School or 22 Jump Street depicts college life, there aren’t very many classes to go to, or obligations to keep. Unfortunately for student-athletes who want to stay on the top of their game, that’s not the case.

While the Early Signing Period is winding down, our partner sat down with some of our tennis alumni–including Brandon Videtich, whose action shot graces the top of this page–to learn how they were able to keep up on the courts, and in their classes.

“At least have a plan or a to-do list to keep you on track,” Brandon says. “Procrastinating is one of the easiest things to do in college. You now have all of this freedom, but you also have a lot more responsibility.”

Read the full article about balancing sports and academics here.

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Andy McKernan

Andy McKernan is the content strategist at NCSA Athletic Recruiting. A content marketer with a background in creative writing, Andy brings several years of experience to NCSA.