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Three Athletic Scholarship Myths That Will Affect Your College Search

Are you planning your child’s future based on a belief in one of these athletic scholarship myths? A common misconception is that an athletic scholarship will provide a free college education. However, most college athletes do not receive a full-ride scholarship. I know that is disappointing, especially if you have spent the evening surfing the …

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What is the NAIA?

The NAIA is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. It is made up of over 250 colleges and universities and 65,000 student-athletes. According to their mission statement they are “a governing body of small athletic programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics.” In addition, the NAIA provides member institutions “opportunities to support their institutional …

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What is the NCAA?

The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) is a non-profit organization that coordinates athletic events, develops rules, and ensures those rules are followed within member institutions in the United States. It was founded in 1906 to protect the interests of student athletes. They continue to promote student academic success and “create the rules for fair and …

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