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NCAA Division II Partial Qualifiers

Dear Eligibility Coach: I have a huge question and I was wondering what is a NCAA D2 partial qualifier and how do I know if I am eligible before I pay the NCAA? Dear Student-Athlete: To be a qualifier in NCAA Division II you must: Graduate from high; Complete 16 core courses as follows: 3 […]

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New Playing Rules for Men’s and Women’s Basketball for 2015-2016

The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball rules committees have approved new rules to be implemented this upcoming season. MEN’S BASKETBALL To improve the pace of play and to provide better balance between offense and defense while reducing the physicality in the sport of men’s basketball, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a package of […]

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Scholarship Values NCAA vs. NJCAA

Dear Eligibility Coach: I’m trying to decide if I should accept a scholarship offer from a NCAA lower level Division I school, or if I should go to a junior college and get more exposure and then transfer to a higher level Division I school. What are the differences between scholarships in the NCAA and […]

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Five [5] year clock in Division I

The topic that I am most often asked about is the five-year clock for Division I. A few of the recent questions are as follows: Dear Eligibility Coach: I attended a community college for the past two years that did not have any sports teams. Now that I am transferring to a four-year school I […]

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End of Academic Year Reminders

As the end of the academic year approaches, prospects must be diligent in staying on top of the Eligibility Certification Process. Please note some of the keys steps you must complete to have a successful outcome in the Eligibility Certification Game. SENIORS/CLASS OF 2015 Request Final Amateurism Certification from the NCAA Eligibility Center Even though […]

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New Eligibility Certification for the Class of 2016

This will be the first class to be certified using the new NCAA eligibility requirements. Therefore, prospective student-athletes must check their high school transcripts for accuracy BEFORE the end of this summer to avoid any unpleasant surprises. List of Approved Core Courses Remember the NCAA Eligibility Center does not interpret transcripts it just reads them. […]

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Thanks for your support!

Eligibility Coach recently celebrated its fourth [4th] year in business. During this time we have helped hundreds of families navigate the NCAA and NAIA Eligibility Certification Processes while offering 85  percent of our services at no charge. We want to say thank you for your continued support of this endeavor and hope that you will […]

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Who is a Transfer Student?

The Eligibility Coach gets a lot of questions about transferring to and from colleges and universities in various sports. That is to be expected as approximately one-third of all college students transfer institutions before graduation according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. To determine if transfer rules apply to your situation, you need to understand […]

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