Author Archive | Eligibility Coach

College Baseball Recruiting

Speaking on a panel to baseball parents and prospects about the baseball recruiting process and academic requirements for obtaining a college athletic scholarship. Friday,  May 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Cage on the American Tobacco Campus, Durham, NC, as a part of the ACC baseball tournament. Can’t attend. Sign up for our […]

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It’s Signing Time: Do you Understand the National Letter of Intent Contract?

The first Wednesday of each February begins a National Letter of Intent Signing Period. Although many people refer to “Football Signing Day,” the signing period for football, soccer and men’s water polo actually begins February 3 and continues until April 1, 2016. The NLI is a contract that parents and prospective student-athletes need to read […]

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Are you Ready to Cross the Academic Finish Line?

High school seniors, Class of 2016, will be certified using a different eligibility certification system than has been used in the past. The main difference in this new process is the progression requirement for prospects to be eligible to compete in their freshman year of college at NCAA Division I schools. Specifically prospects must: Complete […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to all! Please note the following message from the NCAA Eligibility Center: The NCAA national office is closing at 3 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. Normal business hours will resume Monday, November 30. The Academic and Membership Affairs interpretations line will […]

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Financial Aid for International Student-Athletes

Dear Eligibility Coach: What type of aid is available for international student-athletes who want to come to attend university in the US? Dear Prospect/Parent: International student-athletes are eligible for scholarships, athletic and academic. Since they do not pay taxes to the United States Government, they are not eligible for many types of federal assistance. What […]

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Graduate Student Participation

Dear Eligibility Coach: I have been at my college for four years and just graduated. I did not play the first two years at all. I played football for the next two years. I want to know if I can get a waiver so that I can play football next year while in graduate school? […]

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