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Achieving Success in College Recruiting – a “How To” Series of Articles-Recruiting “How To” Guide Sheet #5 ATHLETIC PROFILE and COVER LETTER

In our “How To” Guide Sheet #4, we discussed, in depth, how to identify all of the colleges that sponsor soccer programs as well as how to find the names, addresses, telephone numbers, emails and other pertinent information about these coaches at the institutions which you feel are a realistic match for you. Now, the question that arises is: WHAT exactly DO I SEND to all of these college coaches to convince them to start to actively recruit me? This “How To” Guide Sheet will explain exactly what you need to send to these recruiters, as well as . . .

Achieving Success in College Recruiting – a “How To” Series of Articles- Recruiting “How To” Guide Sheet #4 – SELECTION OF COLLEGES

In our “How To” Guide Sheet #3, we discussed the process of identifying your priorities for college. This involved a determination of the relative importance, to YOU, of soccer versus academics, financial aid, enrollment size, urban/rural setting, and geographical location within the United States, as well as other factors that may be important to you. Now, after putting these attributes into a priority order of importance, you are ready to start to identify a group of colleges that have one or more of the attributes that you have designated as important or necessary for you to have a successful college experience. First and foremost, you need to . . .