ERIC Number: ED435281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete.
Karpinski, Stacey H.; Earle, Michael V., Ed.
This booklet is a guide for college-bound athletes as they select a college. An introduction by the executive director of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) notes the difficulty of achieving a career in athletics and the importance of the academic aspects of the college experience. Individual sections discuss the following topics: "recentered" Scholastic Assessment Test scores; academic eligibility standards to participate in intercollegiate athletics; the initial-eligibility clearinghouse procedure; financial aid; recruiting, the national letter of intent; professionalism; agents; drug testing; graduation rates; and questions to ask. (DB)
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Entrance Examinations, Decision Making, Eligibility, High Schools, Higher Education, Standards
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Collegiate Athletic Association, Overland Park, KS.