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A Parent’s Guide to Navigating Junior Year Recruiting

If you’re a parent of a junior athlete who’s looking to play college sports, you’ve come to the right place! Junior year is a pivotal time in the recruiting process, and in this article, you’ll learn how to best support them through it.  We know how much you want your athlete to succeed, so we’re […]

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Tips from NCSA Experts: How to Maximize Your Summer Visits

Summer visits are super important when it comes to the college recruiting process. They give you a chance to check out the campus, meet coaches and get your recruiting questions answered to see if you can picture yourself living there for the next four years.  To help you make the most out of your college […]

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June 15 – Why it Matters in Recruiting  

There are many important dates throughout the college recruiting process, but June 15 is particularly important for incoming juniors. June 15 marks the first contact period, during which Division 1 college coaches can begin contacting high school athletes.   It’s important to note that not all sports begin their contact period on June 15. The […]

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Reconnecting Athletes: The Role of Camps in the Post-COVID Era

As athletes, we’re no strangers to overcoming obstacles – it’s in our nature. So, when the COVID-19 pandemic threw unexpected curveballs, we did what we do best: adapted, reassessed our goals and got creative in pursuing them. But throughout this journey, one thing became clear: we crave connection.  That’s where sports camps come (back) into […]

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NCAA D1 Updates Official Visit Rules and Aims to Improve the Athlete Experience

The NCAA D1 Council met in April and approved several updates, including new official visit rules. The council also continues to support initiatives aimed at improving the D1 student-athlete experience overall. Here are the important updates you need to know:   Recruits can now take unlimited official visits Beginning July 1, 2023, recruits will no […]

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Football: These NFL Draft Prospects Were Once NCSA Recruits

The annual 2023 NFL Draft is set to take place from April 27-29 live from Kansas City and we’re proud to share that 31 of these NFL hopefuls are NCSA alumni! Our team took a look back to see how these athletes used NCSA in their journey from college recruits to NFL draftees.  How NFL […]

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Full Ride Scholarships and How to Get Them

You may have heard of getting a “full ride” to a school before, but what is a full ride scholarship? In a nutshell, a full ride scholarship is the dream for many student-athletes.   You want to go to college, and knowing how expensive it can be, you want to use your talents in sports to […]

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What You Need To Know About Ivy League Athletic Scholarships

In the United States, the Ivy League 8 consists of eight prestigious colleges and universities. They include:  These schools have some of the most competitive, elite athletes in the country and many students apply only to get rejected each year. The athletic programs for each Ivy League school are very particular about whom they choose […]

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A Recruiting Guide for Multi-Sport Athletes

Multi-sport athletes participate or train in more than one sport. These athletes are often good at many sports activities, with an extensive range of athletic talent.   For example, let’s consider two popular sports for multi-sport athletes: football and baseball.   A good multi-sport athlete playing both of these sports may excel at a range of skills, […]

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9 Essential Steps to Getting Recruited

The recruitment process can be long and arduous, but it can also be extremely rewarding. By staying proactive throughout the entire recruiting process, you have a much greater chance of being recruited. We’ve prepared a guideline to help you along your recruiting journey with key tips to help you achieve your dream.  1. Stay ahead […]