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Useful Links

 

Free college admissions and sports recruiting accounts:

 

College Vine (free college admissions site like a virtual counselor): http://www.collegevine.com

 

Next Collegiate Student Athlete (NCSA) profile/services (NCSA has a lot of great free college athletic recruitment resources/information on its website and YouTube): https://www.ncsasports.org/who-is-ncsa/what-does-ncsa-do/what-does-ncsa-cost-how-much

 

 

The Ultimate Fall Recruiting Checklist for High School Student-Athletes (freshmen – senior years):  https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/managing-recruiting-process/fall-checklist

 

 

Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete:

 

NCAA:  http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Student_Resources/CBSA.pdf

 

NAIA:  https://play.mynaia.org/media/1091/naia_guide_college_bound_student.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2rzuJa_AiKj9EtcfgXS7YzeOggcGywPQ6RPSGq5p8IwzvR-Dm_iOUGK8k

 

 

Basketball Recruiting Guidelines by Position (height, stats, experience type/level, etc. for various levels):

 

Women

NCSA: https://www.ncsasports.org/womens-basketball/recruiting-guidelines

Go Big Recruitinghttps://www.gobigrecruiting.com/recruiting101/womens_basketball/positional_guidelines/

 

Men

          NCSA: https://www.ncsasports.org/mens-basketball/recruiting-guidelines

          Go Big

         Recruiting: https://www.gobigrecruiting.com/recruiting101/mens_basketball/positional_guidelines

 

 

O*NET Interest Profiler (career interests exploration survey and information to help identify potential majors): https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

 

College Navigator (US Dept. of Edu.’s college search tool; search by sport, major, college level, state, etc. not perfect but very helpful): https://www.gobigrecruiting.com/recruiting101/mens_basketball/positional_guidelines

 

NCSA’s Power Ranking’s Best Basketball Colleges (rankings for NAIA and each of the 3 NCAA Divisions; incorporates general academic rankings by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges, IPEDS graduation rates and IPEDS average cost after aid, etc.):

 

Women: https://www.ncsasports.org/best-colleges/best-womens-basketball-colleges

 

Men: https://www.ncsasports.org/best-colleges/best-basketball-colleges

 

 

NCSA’s Basketball Video Highlight Guidelines/Tips (by position):

 

Women: https://www.ncsasports.org/womens-basketball/highlight-video

 

Men: https://www.ncsasports.org/mens-basketball/highlight-video

 

A YouTube video tutorial on how to make highlight videos and post them on YouTube all on your smart phone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nCxsbwA-ac&t=219s

 

NCSA’s Contacting College Coaches (via phone, e-mail, social media, etc.) Guidelines/Tips: https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/contacting-college-coaches

 

Short video tutorials on creating mail merges for efficiently mass e-mailing coaches: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlKpQrBME6xJ6k71ifmYKzWm8MNgkAOZm


by posted 02/18/2021