Blog tagged as applications

Merit Aid > Athletic Aid

We talk about scholarships a lot. The cost of school continues to rise, wages don’t seem to keep up, and families everywhere are looking for ways to relieve the pressure of college costs. For as long as any of us can remember, athletic scholarships have been coveted achievements for all student-athl...

08.24.23 12:00 PM - Comment(s)
Monday Motivation: Sports Are Awesome
We strive to provide a bevy of resources for families and counselors on the student-athlete experience, but sometimes it’s important to celebrate those moments that make sports so special.

This offseason, Eastern Michigan University released a video that featured one of their team captains donating h...

08.21.23 12:00 PM - Comment(s)
Let’s Talk Balance - College List Balance

It may not feel like it, but it’s already here. Seniors are finalizing their college lists, preparing application materials, and will be submitting college applications by Halloween! For full-time students, this process is stressful enough. For student-athletes, the impact of the recruiting process ...

07.20.23 02:45 PM - Comment(s)

What is NIL?

NIL, or Name, Image, and Likeness is the policy enacted in 2021 that allows college athletes to earn money, specifically through leveraging their status as college athletes. You may hear NIL frequently described as “college athletes getting paid”, which gives the wrong idea that universi...

03.23.23 08:32 PM - Comment(s)

It seemed like most counselors I talked to this past application season, no matter where they were from, were asked to add one specific college to their application list after about October 15, 2022. Does the University of Tennessee ring a bell for anyone else? If it makes you feel any better, you w...

03.22.23 08:27 PM - Comment(s)