Recruiting Realities Blog for the College Bound

Do’s and Don’ts During an Official College Visit as a Student Athlete

April 25, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   College Recruiting,Student-Athlete Tips   |   0 Comment»

Official college visits for student athletes are usually reserved for the best of the best. So if invited to one it is important to know what to do and what ...

Choose the Right School to Avoid Staggering Student Debt

February 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   College Recruiting   |   0 Comment»

Paying for college has become substantially more challenging for students of this generation, including those who have been offered partial athletic scholarships to a wide range of universities across the country. Settling ...

Social Media Monitoring Tips for Student-Athletes and Parents

January 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Parenting Tips   |   0 Comment»

Social media has become an inescapable reality for everyone in our modern world. Even parents who avoided the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for years must now face the near-certain likelihood of ...

5 Tips for Parenting a Student-Athlete

December 12, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Parenting Tips   |   0 Comment»

It’s certainly not easy to be a parent of a high school kid. In the midst of concerns about growing up and making the grades to pass and progress ...

Ivy League Advocates to Limit Early Recruitment Athletes

November 12, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   NCAA Rules   |   0 Comment»

There are already strict NCAA rules about when and how a college coach can recruit and make contact with young high school athletes. Technically, student-athletes aren’t supposed to be recruited until their junior year, but of course numerous loopholes ...

Varsity Blitz Coach’s Radio Show: Athletic Recruiting with Jack Renkens

November 4, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Student-Athlete Tips   |   0 Comment»

In this radio interview by Varsity Blitz and 105.7 The Fan, college recruiting expert Jack Renkens highlights several of his key points in regards to successful student-athlete recruiting. What should students and their parents be looking for ...

6 Myths & Realities of the College Recruiting Process

July 6, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   College Recruiting   |   0 Comment»

College recruiting myths run rampant through high school athletics just like a juicy piece of gossip or rumor. No one really knows the ins and outs of the process, especially since it’s something a young athlete experiences just once ...

NCAA Allows Sensible Social Media Rules for Recruits

May 31, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   NCAA Rules   |   1 Comment»

Recruiting is tough game for coaches and players, as the rules are very complex and ever changing. The NCAA is very strict in these matters and typically prefers for schools not to openly recruit a young athlete. However, ...

Prospective Student-Athletes Should Brace for Endless Barrage of Text Messages

May 24, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   NCAA Rules   |   0 Comment»

One of the new NCAA rules regards the ability for college coaches to contact the players they may be interested in. Typically, the NCAA has had very strict policies regarding how much communication can occur between athlete and ...

New NCAA Rule Allows Colleges to Pay for Guardians Way on Official Recruiting Trips

April 25, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   NCAA Rules   |   0 Comment»

The NCAA made a big step forward recently by passing a new rule to help prospective college recruits make the best decision on where to continue their athletic and collegiate careers.