Presentation on theme: "The best way for students to prepare for a future in college athletics is to complete the approved core courses and earn appropriate grades in them."— Presentation transcript:
The best way for students to prepare for a future in college athletics is to complete the approved core courses and earn appropriate grades in them.
DIVISION I Ex: JMU, William and Mary, ODU Athletic Scholarships Available; need to certify through NCAA DIVISION II Ex: Concord, Glenville, UVA Wise, Shepherd Athletic Scholarships Available; need to certify through NCAA DIVISION III Ex: Bridgewater, Ferrum, Shenandoah No Athletic Scholarships and do not need to certify through NCAA
Graduate from high school Core GPA SAT Scores (Reading and Math only) ACT Scores Amateur Certification
16 Highest Grades in Content Subjects Only Math Courses English Courses Social Science Courses Science Courses Foreign Language Calculated on a 4.0 Scale
SAT SCORES Reading and Math Sections ACT SCORES English, Reading, Math and Science Will use the highest scores from sections, if taken multiple times.
DIVISION I SLIDING SCALE GPA SAT ACT 3.425 450 41 3.400 460 42 3.375 470 42 3.350 480 43 2.500 820 68 2.475 830 69 2.450 840-850 70 2.425 86070 2.400 860 71 2.100 970 82 2.075 980 83 2.050 990 84 2.025 1000 85 2.000 1010 86 DIVISION I Higher GPA the Lower Test Score DIVISION II 2.0 Core and 820/68
Freshmen and Sophomores Schedule classes that contribute to your core GPA and work hard! Use summer school to catch up, if you fall behind. Juniors Make sure you are on track Take SAT’s and/or ACT’sCODE: 9999 Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center Seniors Retake SAT’s and/or ACT’s, if needed Finalize amateurism certification after April 1 Graduate and submit final transcript!
There is absolutely no time to waste on getting your grades straight. Finish the school year strong. Make sure you are enrolled in classes for next year that support your NCAA core GPA and that you are familiar with your eligibility status. Treat your schoolwork like it is your job!