College Recruiting Articles

The athletic recruiting process is a lot like dating, with college coaches/scouts and high-school student-athletes sizing each other up and searching for the right match. The process requires participants to understand and observe NCAA rules and regulations, conduct thorough research, schedule home and campus visits, network and communicate appropriately, and, for most student-athletes, engage in self-marketing. Learn best practices from athletes who have achieved success and the experts who have helped them.

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8 Reasons Being A Good Student Will Make You More Recruitable

We are often telling our kids that they need to study if they want to play sports in College. And yes, it's true, good grades are essential to get int...

How-To Close Out Your College Recruiting Year

College prospective student-athletes now face unique challenges to maximize the college recruiting process. Considering the Coronavirus pandemic, coll...

5 Hidden Qualities College Coaches Look For In Athletes

5 Hidden Qualities College Coaches Look For in Athletes.Dylan Spadaccini Let's face it; competing at the college level is one of the greatest...

One Skill All College Athletic Recruits Must Learn

The easiest path to reach such a destination is what's visualized for any high school student-athlete who has their sights set on participating in col...

Volleyball Recruiting: Searching for More Than Talent

"Playing as much as possible." That statement is what most volleyball recruits would think college coaches are wishing for them to do before they come...

College Recruiting Simplified

Every prospect has an ideal college experience waiting for him or her. Identifying essential operatives that define your personal goal is half the bat...

How to Fund Your College Experience

It happens. Some of the coaches who contact you through your CaptainU profile may be from colleges you don't like, and you find yourself asking "The...

6 Questions to Ask Before Creating Your College List

Committing to a college that aligns with your goals can be a daunting task when you're first getting started, but it doesn't have to be. With a free...

Create a College Wish List Based on What Matters Most to You

There are a lot of colleges out there, each with its pros and cons. Keep your thoughts straight while you search. Create a list of what matters to...

How to Narrow Down Your College List

It's time to trim that college list. You're a junior or senior bringing that batch of eight or ten schools down to the final choice. Use the tools...

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