If Your School Search Is Focused Only On Athletics, You’re Going About It Wrong

If Your School Search Is Focused Only On Athletics, You’re Going About It Wrong

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Athletics may be your ticket to college for the next four years, but here’s the catch. After those four years are over, a very small percentage will go on to build a career out of that sport and compete professionally or at the Olympic level.
What students should be focusing on is a school search with the next forty years in mind, because after your athletic career ends, life goes on! It’s important to choose a school that is a great fit during the four years you’re there, and prepares you well for the lifetime that follows.

The recruiting process is the pursuit of a dream. Competing at the collegiate level is the goal for many student-athletes — but it shouldn’t be the only one, and the biggest mistake you can make as a student-athlete is to believe you have to sacrifice your academic goals for your athletic ones, or vice versa.

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