College Athletic Recruiting Consulting
At OPEN EDvantage, we specialize in guiding student athletes through the college athletic recruiting process. Our experienced consultants understand the unique challenges and opportunities that come with being a student athlete aiming for college sports.
Key Considerations in College Athletic Recruiting:
- Understanding the Pros and Cons of College Sports: We help you weigh the benefits and challenges of playing sports at the college level.
- Navigating Divisions: Clarifying the differences between NCAA Divisions I, II, and III, and what they mean for your athletic and academic experience.
- Communication with Coaches: Guidance on what college coaches typically ask during the recruiting process and how to present yourself effectively.
- Official and Unofficial Visits: Insights into what these visits entail and how to make the most of them.
- Standardized Testing Requirements: Advice on the necessity of the ACT or SAT for college athletes.
- Social Media Awareness: Understanding the impact of social media profiles in the recruiting process.
- NCAA Eligibility and Requirements: Ensuring you meet all NCAA academic and athletic eligibility criteria.
Our Support Services Include:
- Athletic Resume Development: Crafting a comprehensive athletic resume that highlights your achievements and potential.
- Coach Correspondence: Assisting in writing impactful emails to coaches and effective communication strategies.
- Recruiting Profile Completion: Guidance on filling out online recruiting profiles to attract college coaches’ attention.
- College Selection: Helping you review and choose colleges that match your athletic and academic goals.
- Preparing for Coach Meetings: Discussing potential questions and strategies for meetings with college coaches.
- Essay Writing and Editing: Providing support in writing compelling college essays that reflect your journey as a student athlete.
- Application Guidance: Navigating the college application process, including addressing specific questions related to athletic recruitment.