Evaluating new SAT scores is difficult since the test is relatively new and some experts think more data is needed.

http://www.thedp.com/article/2017/01/penn-regular-decision-update-2021

Boston college: great school, strong academics and alumni network make the BC perfect match for Matt Ryan, star football quarterback.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/colleges/2016/11/18/matt-ryan-thrilled-have-number-retired/xZFxmTdlgGb4LtqkfVS6fO/story.html?s_campaign=8315

Early recruiting can be harmful to high school athletes-changing their focus from academic and athletic development to the college search.  Early commitments may change if the prospect does not progress  academically  or athletically as expected or if the prospect is injured.

 

http://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2016/11/ivy-league-proposes-new-legislation-to-combat-early-recruiting

Interesting analysis of how Title IX  impacts  the Dartmouth University athletic department.

http://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2016/11/separate-and-equal-an-depth-look-at-dartmouth-athletics-compliance-with-title-ix

Interesting analysis from a former Harvard alumni interviewer.

http://www.businessinsider.com/ex-harvard-interviewer-shares-the-questions-she-typically-asked-in-the-interview-2016-10/#-2

It takes more than talent and skill to get recruited and Coaches are looking to recruit athletes who will integrate well into their team.  Your actions on and off the field/water can make all the difference.

http://www.jamesleath.com/your-talent-will-get-you-noticed-but-your-character-will-get-you-recruited/

 

Rowing is a sport which can be started in high school and even college.  Walk ons with no experience can learn the sport and within their college career could achieve expertise to allow them to compete at the highest levels.

 

http://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2016/09/walk-on-athletes-find-success-in-mens-and-womens-rowing?_h=750b5e19-25fe-44c2-8f09-c684c8992dec

College coaches look  beyond athletic ability when evaluating potential recruits to add to their roster.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/06/21/what-college-sports-recruiters-can-teach-your-child/?_r=0