Friday Scholarship Guide

Does The Coronavirus Affect My Recruiting Process?

Corona doesn't go unnoticed in the recruiting world either - our take on the situation and what you should do with regards to your recruiting process.

February 21, 2020

5 Academic Tests You Need To Know About To Get Recruited in 2020

Nobody gets recruited without reading up on this topic at least once during the college recruiting process. SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, DUOLINGO - which tests make most sense for you and why?

January 24, 2020

College Sports: National Championships 2020

When are the National Championships set to take place in 2020? This edition of the Friday Scholarship Guide covers Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Track & Field, Tennis and Volleyball

November 22, 2019

The "Getting-Recruited-To-Your-Dream-College" Formula

Finding your dream university to play college sports depends on a lot of different factors: 6 factors, which all have to do with your level, your budget and most importantly: your goals in life. Get as close as possible to 100% in each of these 6 dimensions and you nailed it.

September 27, 2019

5 Reasons You Need Support With The Recruiting Process

Almost all athletes run into some sort of issues during their recruiting process. With the right level of support, you are usually able to deal with it just fine. This Friday Scholarship Guide is about why you should get support early on.

September 06, 2019

100th "Friday Scholarship Guide" Blog Post | Smarthlete

5 years - 100 blog articles. College sports. The recruiting process. Scholarships. Find out which articles have engaged our readership the most. Find out what the next 100 articles will be about.

July 12, 2019

Women's College Soccer | Stepping Stone For Going Pro

Do you need some more convincing that women's college soccer is the perfect environment for young athletes dreaming of going pro? Let's look at the rosters of the countries, which participated in the FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup.

June 07, 2019

Make A College Soccer Recruiting Video

A well-done college soccer recruiting video is one of the single most important elements of your recruiting profile. Sometimes, it's all coaches go by. Get it done the right way from the start!

May 10, 2019

Why Go On An Official Visit Before Committing?

Getting prepared to start talking to coaches is exciting. Talking to coaches even more so. And going on an official or unofficial visit is probably the most exciting element of your recruiting process.

March 29, 2019

European College Tennis Showase 2019

Part of your recruiting process could be participating in a Showcase somewhere in the world: Europe in July 2019 for example.

March 08, 2019

Number of Scholarships in College Volleyball

Getting recruited by a college volleyball team is an exciting process, impacted by the maximum available scholarship budget.

February 08, 2019

Strong Enough to Play College Tennis?

Did 10 coaches reach out, trying to recruit you? Not going to happen unless you are leading the rankings in your state/country.

January 18, 2019

The Team Captain In College Sports

Team captain - every college team has one. What makes you an ideal captain & what is expected of you?

October 18, 2018

Number of Scholarships in College Swimming & Diving

About to get recruited by a NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA school? What's the difference in terms of available scholarship money? Not every team has the same amount of scholarship budget available - let's have a look at why that's the case!

September 27, 2018

The One Question Not To Ask A College Coach

Curious? You better be, as there are quite a few things you can do wrong in the process of building a relationship with coaches.