SATURDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2017
 
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HOW TO GET A SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ANY SPORT
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Getting through high school is challenging by itself.  Trying to figure out what you want to do with your life after that is another story that you will seemingly run out of time to figure out. 

If you are into sports and have played on a team your entire life, then trying to obtain a sports scholarship to play in college might be something worth looking into.  Of course, getting a scholarship just to play a sport is not an easy task and requires a few things from your end.  Some of these things need to be in place as early as possible. 

Here we are going to discuss a few ways you can get a college scholarship for the sports that you love.

DON’T SIT AROUND AND WAIT

If you think that most student athletes that play sports in college just have recruiters walking up to offer them a scholarship, you have another thing coming.  Getting recognized by sports scouts is not an easy process, and it is one that has to start early in your career.  Do not wait around to be contacted.  Do your best to reach out to coaches for the school that you want to attend and get that discussion started as soon as you can.

VIDEOS WILL GO A LONG WAY

With everything being recorded today and posted on the internet, there is no reason that you cannot use that to your advantage.  When you are training, lifting weights, or you just want to update where you are in your career, a video can be a very useful tool.  When you are talking about recruiters and sports scholarship agencies, a video is a tool that is very easy to share.  The video should be composed properly and recorded in the highest resolution possible, but that should not be a problem, as even the newest smartphone can record in high definition.

COLLEGE SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH AGENCIES

If you find yourself at a dead end, and have not really heard that much from colleges regarding a scholarship to play a sport, you can reach out to a college sports scholarship agency for help.  In many cases, they will do the hard work for you and contact colleges where they think you and your ability to play the sport will fit in properly.  This does not take away the work you have to do, but some of the behind the scenes things can be taken care of while you focus on working hard and perfecting your craftClick here for more information regarding agencies that can help.

Getting into college is not that hard if you graduate high school with a decent grade point average, but if you want to play sports in college with hopes of becoming a professional, the path is a little different.  Take these tips and remember that your hard work will pay off in the end.  Asking for help along the way is never a bad thing.  Good luck!

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