definitive guide for student-athletes
to finance their college education.
easy-to-read workbook/guide provides student-athletes with
a step-by-step approach on how to win one of more than 180,000
athletic scholarships worth over $1.2 billion annually. The
best news for many high school athletes is that they don't
have to be superstars to win a sports scholarship … but they
do need a game plan. Authors Penny
Hastings and Todd Caven are experts in the field, and
prove it by showing student-athletes how to:
skyrocketing cost of a college education is enough to send
parents and students into a panic. With expenses escalating
an estimated 6.5% a year, the average 4-year degree could cost
over $80,000 for a student entering in 2009. For private universities
this amount might well exceed $161,000. While grants and academic
scholarships are hard to come by and loans must be repaid,
the sports scholarship is one often-overlooked solution. The
variety of sports in which scholarships are awarded is surprising
-- 34 sports from archery to wrestling -- with many yielding
even greater opportunities for women than ever before.
to Win A Sports Scholarship is based on the authors'
own personal experiences and extensive research, including
interviews with over 1,000 college coaches and athletic directors,
student-athletes and their parents, high school coaches and
guidance counselors, and financial aid advisors. Since 1992,
the authors have also held seminars to teach their system
to eager student-athletes and parents.
People "In the Know" Are Saying About This Book
"By using your book in my last two years of high school I was recruited by my top college choices. I accepted a scholarship to University of California at Davis,"
says Stephen Samson, former water polo player.
To Win A Sports Scholarship contains essential information
for every aspiring college athlete," says Sam Koch, Head
Men's Soccer Coach, University of Massachusetts.
would definitely recommend this book to student-athletes,
their parents and coaches," states Joan E. Powell, National
Official, U.S. Volleyball Association and
30-year Varsity Volleyball
Coach, Coronado High School, Colorado.
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