Football or “soccer” in the U.S. is more popular than ever before and is still growing with huge names like Wayne Rooney recently transferring to the MLS and David Beckham preparing to launch his own team, Inter Miami, in a couple of years.
This growth is not only benefitting the professional leagues. Colleges and the quality of their soccer scholarships are also reaping the rewards in terms of exposure and an increase in funding.Read More
One of the most important investments you’ll ever make is in your education. Unfortunately, a college education doesn’t come cheap and a lot of people can’t afford to pay for college. Because of the expensive college fees, many students are working hard in their academics to gain a college scholarship. While those that are athletically inclined are giving their all to sports so scouts who will offer them an American sports scholarship can discover them.
So, if you dream is to get a college education and a college degree but you don’t have enough money, then you should work hard academically or in your game (either on the field, court or pool).Read More
Living life as a student-athlete is no easy feat by any definition of the world. You’re constantly trying to balance your social life, your athletics, and your grades. The training sessions are a killer and trying to do any academic work after that feels like a herculean task. You typically practice every day and if you’re into athletics like say swimming, then it’s not something you can escape from with an iPod. Your lungs scream, your tissues burn, not to mention the trainers on the side yelling. Your stress levels are multiplied because you want to excel in both sports and school. If you’re very competitive by nature, then you won’t want to settle for just a passing grade just as you won’t be satisfied with coming 3rd or even 2nd place. Swimmers also have it harder than most as a lot of people don’t consider them student-athletes, they think swimming is a leisure activity.Read More