A new school, new people, and all new surroundings are what you will encounter that first day you step on your college campus. So many emotions are running through your head and the anticipation of preseason is unbearable. You move into the dorm, meet your roommate; hug your parents goodbye. At that moment, the realization of being away from home and officially being a college student begins to sink in. The next four years are going to be exciting and fun, but not to be unaccompanied with some difficult times. College is a time when you are trying to form your own identity. You're working to figure out what you're passionate about, what motivates you, what classes interest you the most; all while trying to figure out the formula to becoming the best student-athlete you can be. Finding the solution to this formula is no easy feat, and I have personally seen many teammates struggle with balancing it all.Read More
87% of all parents say a college education is the most important promise they will make to their child. With student-counselor ratios exceeding 491:1 nationally most families are left to “figure it out” and often turn to their soccer organization for help.
While soccer organizations promote “education and helping kids”, the fact is, less than 20% offer families any meaningful guidance or support when it comes to college readiness.Read More