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COLLEGE SEARCH 2009/2010. Introduction Matching Yourself with the Program TRANSITION: High School/Club to College Soccer.

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1 COLLEGE SEARCH 2009/2010

2 Introduction Matching Yourself with the Program TRANSITION: High School/Club to College Soccer

3 STUDENT ATHLETES ROLE IN SELECTING COLLEGE ATHLETICS ACADEMICS PERSONAL GROWTH SOCIAL LIFE

4 *BE PROACTIVE *BE PERSISTENT *BE PREPARED THE WELL-INFORMED STUDENT ATHLETE

5 ACADEMIC REPUTATION IDENTIFY UP TO 15 COLLEGES THAT ARE COMPATIBLE NOW CONSIDER THE SOCCER PROGRAM MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE FIELDS OF STUDY: Areas of Interest Hands On? Traditional Learning Environment? STATUS: Public Private Jr. College Size LOCATION: Local Regional National Rural or Urban Climate Conference Affiliation COLLEGES ENVIRONMENT: Conservative Liberal Religious Athletic Environment

6 *NCAA Division I *NCAA Division II *NCAA Division III *NAIA *NJCAA REALISTIC LEVEL OF PLAY

7 SELECTING A COLLEGE SOCCER SchedulePlayers Coaching Staff Quality of Program History & Tradition Facilities Playing Opponents Academic Support Graduation Rate NARROW SEARCH TO 6-8 SCHOOLS THAT ARE COMPATIBLE: ACADEMICALLY * ATHLETICALLY * SOCIALLY

8 CONTACT *COVER LETTER *ONLINE QUESTIONNAIRES - UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT - ACT/SAT SCORES - SENIOR FALL COURSES * *PHONE CALL CAMPUS VISITS *SCHEDULE UNOFFICIAL VISITS - BE PREPARED - DRESS APPROPRIATELY - ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS *ATTEND SOCCER CAMPS MARKET YOURSELF & SHOW A STRONG INTEREST IN THEIR SCHOOL CONTACTING SCHOOLS

9 MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE *UTILIZE RESOURCES *MAKE CAMPUS VISITS *FOLLOW YOUR HEART

10 *NCAA DIVISION I – 9.9 BOYS/12 GIRLS *NCAA DIVISION II – 9 BOYS/9.9 GIRLS *NCAA DIVISION III – ACADEMIC ONLY *NAIA – ATHLETIC/ACADEMIC *NJCAA – ATHLETIC/ACADEMIC *RENEWABLE/CUT/INCREASED/DECREASED ANNUALLY ***Scholarship numbers are maximums and apply only to those programs which are FULLY FUNDED by their institution. ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

11 *ACT/SAT SCORES *GPA *FAFSA *WORK STUDY *MERIT AWARDS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Focus on Academic Aid

12 * UNDERESTIMATING ACADEMICS * UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS * PARENTAL OVER-INVOLVEMENT * BURNING BRIDGES * UNDER-VALUING AN ASSISTANT COACH * $ TALK * OVER-CONFIDENCE: ARROGANCE * WAITING TO BE CONTACTED * LIMITING OPTIONS THINGS TO AVOID

13 *RESEARCH PROJECT *BE PROACTIVE *SELL YOURSELF *BE REALISTIC *USE SHOWCASES AND CAMPS AS AID IN YOUR PROCESS CONCLUSION


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