Recruiting Realities Blog for the College Bound

Inspirational Stories for Student Athletes

June 17, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Student-Athlete Tips   |   0 Comment»



Hearing inspirational stories of successful student-athletes can remind us that anything is possible. The following stories demonstrate that the recipe for success for a student-athlete is hard work and perseverance. Michael Jordan Did you ...

How Social Media Plays A Role In College Recruiting

June 1, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   College Recruiting   |   0 Comment»



Social media has changed the way college recruiting works. Before, the only channels a student athlete had with a college was through their coach or scouts. Now more than ...

How To Balance Academics and Athletics as a Student-Athlete

May 22, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Student-Athlete Tips   |   0 Comment»



Being a student-athlete is tough. The athletic ability and skills won’t be enough if you can’t perform on the academic level. Deadlines and commitments as a high school or college athlete will add ...

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 ...