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NCAA Eligibility Center Certification for Home Schooled Student-Athletes

The following steps must be completed by home schooled student-athletes in order to receive NCAA Eligibility Center initial eligibility certification 1. The home-school transcript must include: Course titles; Course grades; Units of credit for each course; Grading scale (if numeric grades are awarded); and Signature of home school administrator (the parent or other person who […]

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NCAA Eligibility Certification October Checklist

October of Ninth and Tenth Grade Year Develop great study skills Continue working on time management skills Take the SAT or ACT Make unofficial visits Talk with college admissions representatives who visit your high school Start researching potential college majors October of Junior Year Continue working on study skills and time management skills Take the […]

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NCAA Eligiblity Certification September Checklist

September of Ninth and Tenth Grade Year Enroll in college preparatory courses that are listed on the high school’s NCAA list of approved core courses Familiarize yourself with high school graduation requirements for your state Develop time management skills Take SAT or ACT preparatory courses Register for PSAT Schedule unofficial visits for fall semester Concentrate […]

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Pass/Fail Courses not for Student-Athletes

While general students may benefit from taking some courses on a pass/fail basis, for student-athletes these courses should be avoided. When a prospective student-athlete completes a course that awards grades on a pass/fail basis, the NCAA Eligibility Center awards the lowest possible passing grade for the course. In most instances that equates to the grade […]

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Is the SAT optional?

Dear Eligibility Coach: My son is being recruited by three schools that don’t require the SAT for admissions. He has text anxiety, so we haven’t registered him for the test. My son’s guidance counselor says he still has to take the SAT. Why? Dear Parent: There are over 830 four-year colleges that view the SAT […]

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