The following is a guest post by Joie Jager-Hyman, college consultant and author of B+ Grades, A+ Applications. Joie was an Assistant Director of Admissions at her alma mater, Dartmouth College, and has a Doctorate in Education Policy. Many students dream of playing sports on the college level but most athletes don’t know how to … Read more
Part One covered the situation of wanting to play college baseball when there’s no high school team available. But what if there was a high school baseball team available? Now we’re entering tricky territory.
This is the type of question that if you are asking, you probably already know the answer as it applies to you. You’re just looking for some validation. For the rest of you who are wondering what the heck I’m talking about, the answer is “it depends.”
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Program in Culinary Arts includes degrees in Hospitality Management and Food and Nutrition Programs. Culinary Arts students can spend a year in Switzerland completing an externship program. The Center for Turning & Furniture Design’s CenterWorks provides students with hands-on experience by working on commissions as small business projects.
If you read any books on college athletic recruiting, you’ll come across a section that discusses the biggest surprises to new college athletes coming from high school. I can’t think of a single one that doesn’t mention the dramatically harder strength and conditioning programs. In fact, I’m willing to bet it would come in first … Read more
Find the colleges that will recruit you to play college softball The fundamental fact of college softball recruiting is that you can’t be recruited if the coach doesn’t know that you exist. Gone are the days of a player being spotted at their local high school game. Too many players worry about colleges finding them. What … Read more
[jcolumns model=”3,1″ inbordercss=”3px solid gray”] Find the colleges that will recruit you to play college baseball. The fundamental fact of college baseball recruiting is that you can’t be recruited if the coach doesn’t know that you exist. Gone are the days of a player being spotted at their local high school game. Too many players … Read more
Every ambitious high school student getting ready to apply to college knows about the US News College Rankings. And probably every parent of an ambitious high school student knows the flaws of the rankings–or at least they should. So now it’s all about “fit.” There are plenty of books to educate you on the importance … Read more