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    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Michael Vick

    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Michael Vick
    When Michael Vick was being released from federal prison after serving 19 months out of his 23 month sentence, he stood in front of 450 graduates of Camelot high schools to give the commencement speech and surprise two students with $5,000 scholarships. The Camelot School is an alternative high school that caters to at-risk youth with behavioral, academic and emotional problems. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +51
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    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Barry Bonds

    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Barry Bonds
    Barry Bonds. Notorious home run King – until he became known as the baseball player who fixed his game by allegedly taking steroids. While he was most recently charged on three counts of making false statements in his initial trial nearly seven years ago, the judge for Bonds’ 12-day trial in April declared a mistrial on all three charges. But the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +45
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    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Braylon Edwards

    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Braylon Edwards
    Ex-Cleveland Brown Braylon Edwards knows a man is only as good as his word, and this past Saturday Edward’s word paid off in the form of $1 million in scholarships. In 2007, two years before he was traded to the New York Jets, Edwards promised scholarships to 100 Cleveland area students to attend college through his Advance 100 Scholarship Program which ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +38
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    35 Steps All Athletes Can Take to Win an Athletic Scholarship

    35 Steps All Athletes Can Take to Win an Athletic Scholarship
    Recruits are always wondering what they can to do improve their recruiting process. Here are 35 steps that ALL recruits can take to get one step closer to an athletic scholarship opportunity. (In no particular order) 1. Be aggressive. Don’t contact a coach one time and give up if you don’t hear back. Email a coach and wait a few weeks. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +30
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    Jack of All Trades: The Importance of Versatility

    Jack of All Trades: The Importance of Versatility
    Once upon a time, a frontcourt player’s job was to rebound and score with his back to the basket, a point guard’s job was to control and distribute the ball, and a wing player’s job was to shoot. These days, 7’0” Dirk Nowitzki has among the silkiest jump-shots in the game, Chris Paul and Deron Williams are their teams’ crunch-time scorers, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +28
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    The Winner’s Path to an Athletic Scholarship

    The Winner’s Path to an Athletic Scholarship
    In the increasingly competitive chase for college athletic scholarships, there is no such thing as preparing too early or too much. For better or worse, the recruiting process now begins as soon as a student-athlete begins high school – and occasionally earlier - and awaiting a call from a coach during one’s junior or senior year will now leave a recruit ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +22
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    15 College Coach "Turn Offs" to Avoid

    15 College Coach "Turn Offs" to Avoid
    College coaches are evaluating prospects during every single interaction. Whether the coach is watching film, talking to an athlete on campus or watching them deal with a loss after a high school game, each observation is a chance to make assumptions about the prospect. It is important for every recruit to understand what sort of things might leave a negative impression ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Making the Most Out of Unofficial Visits

    Making the Most Out of Unofficial Visits
    Pretend, for a moment, that you’re a college coach. Each and every day, you’re bombarded with countless standardized emails from potential recruits, all of whom insist they’d “love to come and play for your school.” After years playing the recruiting game, though, you’re too savvy for this tactic, and you realize that many of these prospects have sent an identical email ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Athletic Scholarships - Who Gets Them and How Many Are There?

    Athletic Scholarships - Who Gets Them and How Many Are There?
    The highly sought after college athletic scholarship is often a high school athlete’s dream. The seed is planted in the heads of children playing peewee football and tot soccer and rears its head most noticeably during an athlete’s high school junior or senior year season – the notion that playing well, hard work and practicing for hours on end equals a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Show me the Money: The Art of Negotiating for a Scholarship

    Show me the Money: The Art of Negotiating for a Scholarship
    In many ways, negotiating for an athletic scholarship is exactly like negotiating for just about anything. As anyone who has seen Jerry Maguire or an episode of Entourage can appreciate, successfully negotiating for something can be as simple as convincing your negotiating partner that you can offer something he absolutely needs. A program has something you want or need (scholarship money), ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: -11
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    Debate to End Athletic Scholarships

    Debate to End Athletic Scholarships
    In March, at the close of the March Madness tournament, there was much debate over whether or not college athletes should be paid. Meanwhile, another debate was looming under the radar. On March 24, according to The Huffington Post, Ralph Nader called for an end to athletic scholarships. Period. Nader believes that college sports, and particularly the championship tournaments, mirror professional ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: -81
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