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NCAA agrees to $209 million settlement for student-athlete class-action lawsuit

The NCAA and 11 major athletic conferences have agreed to pay $208.7 million to settle the federal class-action lawsuit filed by former college …

How to Become a College Walk-On

The college search for athletes has grown complicated and increasingly competitive in the past decade. The high-stakes competition for scholarships …

Mark Emmert: NCAA might reconsider Olympic bonuses for athletes

NCAA President Mark Emmert says member schools might reconsider allowing college athletes who compete in the Olympics to accept payments for performance.<p>The NCAA rules allow athletes to accept money for training from the U.S. Olympic Committee or similar organizations in other countries along with …

New NCAA social media rules change game in recruiting

<b>Published:</b> Monday, August 01, 2016 @ 11:04 AM <b><br>Updated:</b> Monday, August 01, 2016 @ 11:04 AM <b><br>By:</b> David Jablonski - Staff Writer<p>DAYTON — College coaches …

The Shame of College Sports

A litany of scandals in recent years have made the corruption of college sports constant front-page news. We profess outrage each time we learn that yet another student-athlete has been taking money under the table. But the real scandal is the very structure of college sports, wherein …

Five Top Secrets to College Financial Aid

Let’s face it, qualifying for college financial aid is complicated. Colleges use formulas that are opaque and hard to understand. There are lots of factors to consider. I know, because I’m about to go through this gantlet as my oldest daughter applies for college.<p>A long-time source on this subject …

Coaches Support Social Group Sanctions | News | The Harvard Crimson

In a letter to the editor Sunday, coaches of three prominent teams praised Harvard’s new sanctions against single-gender groups, marking the first …

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Rutgers caught copying Michigan’s social media strategy

Some say imitation is the cheapest form of flattery. Others simply call it plagiarism. New Rutgers head coach <b>Chris Ash</b> and the Rutgers staff got …

How to Use Social Media to Get College Coaches to Notice You (For the Right Reasons)

The synergy between social media and college recruiting continues to grow. Social media is evolving into the primary tool of communication between …

NCAA's claims 90% of new $8.8 billion college basketball TV deal 'continues to benefit athletes'

Scott Halleran/Getty Images<p>The NCAA has announced that they struck a new 8-year, $8.8 billion deal with CBS and Turner to broadcast men's college basketball through 2032.<p>The deal is just the latest example of how broadcast television rights for college sports continue to skyrocket and how everybody …

NCAA increases value of scholarships in historic vote

FORT WASHINGTON, Md.— In landmark action for major-college sports, schools and athlete representatives from the NCAA's five wealthiest conferences on Saturday voted 79-1 to expand what Division I schools can provide under an athletic scholarship.<p>The vote, taken during the NCAA's annual convention, …

Recruiting Tips: Five Simple Tips for Maintaining Focus in Recruiting

This article focuses on five simple tips to maintain focus in college recruiting. These tips will help families realize that the recruiting process …

Recruitment

College Admission Tips for Ivy League and Division III

If academics are your top priority—or if you want to play sports in college but not make it your life's work—then an Ivy League or Division III team …

The Best Colleges in America, Ranked

Best Colleges<p>U.S. News provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search. From National …

College & University

Khan Academy

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Khan Academy

Pay-To-Play: The Business Of College Athletic Recruitment

It was May of his senior year of high school when Tom Kovic started the recruitment process.<p>A track and gymnastics athlete, Kovic was awarded a full-ride to Temple University after meeting with coaches in the summer after graduation. “Within a three week period from that, I was on Temple’s campus,” …

College Athletics Recruiting | Victory Collegiate Consulting

“The impact you have made on me during the past year has been tremendous. You helped me learn about myself throughout the recruiting process and I …

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College admissions | College, careers, and more

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5 Tips for Developing Your Unique Brand as a Prospective Student Athlete

The college search for athletes is an individual quest. A winning strategy for one student-athlete could be a loser for another. I think we can all …