Are you going to be visiting Colleges in the near future? Visiting colleges is a great way to see the School first hand and to receive answers to very important questions! As the Huffington Posts reports, here are five questions you should ask on your College Visit: 1. What is your four year graduation rate? Why is this important? It lets you know what the school focuses on. Do they count AP classes? Are students changing majors which causes the delay? Many schools
NY Times discusses one way to level the playing field when it comes to College Admissions. You should take the SAT early and often. This will help increase your scores and may increase your chances for acceptance at the Right School for you! Read more here. www.TAGCollegePlacement.com (843) 422-2604
7 ways to show you are committed to becoming a student-athlete Being a student-athlete isn’t always glamorous. In fact, it rarely is. Being a successful student-athlete requires a lot of hard work, ethic and discipline. The transition from high school to college is challenging for most, but can be extra challenging for student-athletes as they embark on their collegiate career. Here are 7 ways to know if you are ready for the next step and playing your sport in college.
There is no NORMAL in the Recruiting Process - every student is different! Be You. Do Your Plan! A question we get asked a lot: What is the timeline? When will I find the right school? When will I have an offer? When will I make my school choice? The answer is there is no answer - every student has a different normal in the Recruiting Process. Take for example - Student X, as we will call him. He is a rising superstar in 9th grade who happened to take campus visits and re
Recruiting is an ongoing process. However, now that summer is wrapping up, a lot of potential student-athletes have completed their summer of competition and are ready to start (or continue) reaching out to college coaches with hopes of receiving a scholarship. Here are SIX things to do before you start reaching out to coaches: 1. Update your Resume - (see last blog post!) Your resume should have your most recent results and be updated with your academic information as w
Tournaments that we recommend looking into (some are nationwide and others are regionally based tours, we have focused on the nationwide tours)
For questions regarding regional/local tours, please contact TAG College Placement.
American Junior Golf Association (www.ajga.org)
Golfweek Junior Tour (www.golfweekjuniortour.com)
Future Champions Golf Tour (www.futurechampionsgolf.com)
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (www.hjgt.org)
Future Collegians World Tour (www.fcwtjuniorg
Resumes come in all shapes and sizes. We have a particular preference on resumes when working with our clients. Here is an example of a golf resume: We suggest including the following: Graduation Year One phone number NCAA Eligibility Center ID# Academic information (GPA, Test scores, and/or when you are taking the tests next) Upcoming Tournaments Tournament Results with most Recent first Any other highlights/volunteer activities etc. Here are some tips and common errors to
NCAA always has great resources available for potential student-athletes. Thank you for a great list of important recruiting terms and their meanings! TAG College Placement Find the Right School! www.TAGCollegePlacement.com Ryley@TAGCollegePlacement.com