The 3 Legged Stool of Recruiting

Many coaches communicate with hundreds of student-athletes when recruiting for their teams. They often have limited time to read e-mails and make an initial determination about their interest in a potential recruit.  In order to help the coach determine if you might be a good fit for them, it is important to provide the coach […]

Be Prepared for September 1st

Due to NCAA rule changes, college rowing coaches can now contact rowers starting on September 1st of their junior year. High school rowers should take advantage of this date by doing their homework about individual schools of interest. Summer is a great time to research specific colleges and their rowing programs. College coaches are impressed […]

Learn from other students on campus

College is a new and exciting experience-take advantage of students who are on campus.  They probably had the  questions and concerns that you have.   http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/08/02/education/edlife/advice-for-new-students-from-those-who-know-old-students.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share&_r=3&referrer

Testing Optional at GW

George Washington University dropped standardized tests as a requirement for admission beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jul/28/george-washington-drops-act-or-sat-scores-admissio/

Do Your Homework

Just because a coach sends an e-mail to you, don’t let your head get turned. You need to make sure that the school and rowing program is right for you.  Do your homework and gather as much information as you can about the college and the rowing program as you go through the process of […]