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More College Baseball Recruiting Tips

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Darrell Coulter has been reviewing the responses from the survey and has created the following two answers to some more questions people had.

Do you have to play travel/select baseball to get recruited?


Why research is the first step to being recruited.

 

Click HERE to learn the three biggest questions Parents and Players must answer “YES” to before spending one dollar on recruiting services, recruiting showcases, or trying to contact college coaches.

 

50-50 Highlights: Colleges Where Students Are Most Likely to Graduate with Debt

golden graduate figure holding on to debtIn case you’ve been in a coma and haven’t heard, there is a student loan crisis. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the total student loan debt of $1.46 billion exceeds that of consumer credit card debt. Apparently, students are borrowing too much to pay for college. Of course, you could argue that maybe they’re not borrowing too much, they just don’t have jobs that will allow them to make their loan payments. Either way, it doesn’t change the fact that students are often borrowing more than they can reasonably repay. Continue reading

4 Things You Should Know Before You Contact College Coaches

dog wondering if he should contact college coachesNobody likes wasting their time and college coaches are no exception. So when you start to contact college coaches, be sure that you are prepared. If nothing else, what sort of impression do you think you make when the coach has to inform you of basic facts regarding the school or finds out that you aren’t qualified to play on his team? Continue reading

7 Things You Should Know about College Net Price Calculators

Piggy bank with calculator and money reprenting what you need to know about net price calculatorsWhen students start creating their final college list, smart families make sure they use the Net Price Calculator on all possibilities before adding them to the final list. Net Price Calculators (NPC) provide families with the estimated price they will pay after deducting for gift aid. This is called the average net price. Essentially, NPCs provide the average paid by students with similar financial background excluding loans and work-study. They have only been around since 2011 and can be a valuable tool for families targeting colleges generous with financial aid. However, they aren’t perfect and anyone who uses NPCs need to keep the following in mind:
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Recruiting Baseball Tips: How to Target Colleges

How to target colleges was one of the most common questions on our baseball survey. To target colleges, both parents and son need to research colleges. The FACTS method will walk you through to find the colleges where the coaches will recruit you.

Click HERE to learn the three biggest questions Parents and Players must answer “YES” to before spending one dollar on recruiting services, recruiting showcases, or trying to contact college coaches.