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Athletic Scholarships For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-471-92750-1
336 pages
March 2006
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Part I: The World of College Sports.

Chapter 1: Getting the Basics: Athletic Scholarships 101.

Chapter 2: Defining a College Athletic Scholarship.

Chapter 3: College Alphabet Soup: NCAA, NJCAA, NAIA.

Chapter 4: Clearing the Clearinghouse.

Part II: Getting Recruited.

Chapter 5: Knowing What Colleges Are Looking For.

Chapter 6: The Game Begins: Getting Noticed.

Chapter 7: The Full-Court Press: Calls, Letters, and E-Mails from Coaches.

Chapter 8: What to Do If You Don’t Get Noticed.

Chapter 9: Recognizing College Recruiting Violations.

Part III: Making College Visits.

Chapter 10: The Play-by-Play of College Visits.

Chapter 11: Taking Your Turn to Recruit.

Chapter 12: Preparing for and Evaluating Each Visit.

Part IV: Committing to a School.

Chapter 13: Negotiating a Financial-Aid Agreement.

Chapter 14: Making the Verbal Commitment.

Chapter 15: Understanding the National Letter of Intent.

Part V: When You’re in the Big Leagues: For Existing College Students.

Chapter 16: Maintaining Your Eligibility.

Chapter 17: Redshirting.

Chapter 18: Transferring.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Things Not to Do during the Recruiting Process.

Chapter 20: Ten Considerations When Choosing a School.

Appendix A: College Scholarship Web Sites and Resources.

Appendix B: Resources for College Recruiting and Selecting Colleges and Coaches.


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