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ERIC Number: ED503744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
2008-09 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NJ1)
This guide is designed to help college-bound student-athletes and their families understand the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules for progressing from being a high school athlete to a student-athlete in college. Students are encouraged to work closely with high school counselors, recruiters and college admissions officers to evaluate college choices and prepare for the transition from high school to college athletics. The guide includes: (1) Academic-Eligibility Requirements; (2) Divisional Requirements; (3) Core Courses, GPA, Tests, Special Conditions; (4) Amateurism; (5) Divisional Worksheets; (6) Steps to Achieving Eligibility; (7) Eligibility Center Registration; (8) Fee-Waiver Eligibility; (9) Recruiting Regulations; and (10) Listing of NCAA-Sponsored Sports. [This guide was produced by the NCAA Eligibility Center.]
National Collegiate Athletic Association. 700 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 6222, Indianapolis, IN 46206. Tel: 317-917-6222; Fax: 317-917-6831; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Students; Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Collegiate Athletic Association