Balancing Athletics and Academics: The College Search

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Balancing Athletics and Academics: The College Search

  1. 1. BALANCING ATHLETICS AND ACADEMICS: THE COLLEGE SEARCH
  2. 2. Shannon Duff President, Collegiate Compass LLC <ul><li>-Earned BA and MBA at Yale. </li></ul><ul><li>-Worked as reader for Yale’s Office of </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate Admissions. </li></ul><ul><li>-Started college advising firm Collegiate Compass </li></ul><ul><li>and co-founded online advising system </li></ul><ul><li>RECRUITINGTRAK. </li></ul><ul><li>Nine-time varsity letter winner in track and </li></ul><ul><li>cross-country, and team captain at Yale. </li></ul><ul><li>-Finished in top 35 American women in ‘05 NYC Marathon and in top 20 women in ‘04 Marine Corps Marathon. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>HSS educational activities are carried out in a manner that serves the educational component of our Mission. </li></ul><ul><li>As faculty we are committed to providing transparency in any/all external relationships prior to giving an academic presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Shannon Duff </li></ul><ul><li>Collegiate Compass LLC </li></ul><ul><li>I Do Not have a financial relationship with any commercial interest. </li></ul>
  4. 4. In the past five years: -Over 80% of clients accepted at first choice college. -Over 95% of clients accepted at 1 of top 3 college choices. - Our advisors work privately with U.S. and international students considering a wide range of colleges . © 2010 by Collegiate Compass. Reprint only with permission.
  5. 5. ACADEMICS = YOUR LIFE. <ul><li>A good balance is critical. </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of your four years of college, you’ll be looking for a job and employers want students – not just athletes. </li></ul>© 2010 by Collegiate Compass. Reprint only with permission
  6. 6. THINKING ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT IN A COLLEGE <ul><li>- - ACADEMICS FIRST, WITH A CHANCE TO PLAY YOUR SPORT? </li></ul><ul><li>-- COMPETE AT HIGHEST POSSIBLE LEVEL? </li></ul><ul><li>-- GET THE MOST PLAYING TIME POSSIBLE, AT A GOOD SCHOOL? </li></ul>
  7. 7. HOW TO FIGURE IT OUT? <ul><li>NO SHORTCUTS: DO THE WORK. </li></ul><ul><li>VISITS, TALKING TO TEAM MEMBERS AND COACH </li></ul><ul><li>BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF </li></ul>
  8. 8. PRIORITIES DICTATE ROADMAP <ul><li>ROADMAP INCLUDES </li></ul><ul><li>--COLLEGE LIST </li></ul><ul><li>--TOURNAMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>--CAMPS </li></ul><ul><li>--HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WITH COACHES </li></ul>
  9. 9. RECRUITINGTRAK <ul><li>NEW online product combines recruiting and admissions expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Online advising system guides students through the recruiting and admissions processes. </li></ul><ul><li>GET ON TRAK. </li></ul><ul><li>RECRUITINGTRAK.COM </li></ul>© 2010 by Collegiate Compass. Reprint only with permission.
  10. 10. <ul><li>Complimentary 15-minute phone consultation for interested families. </li></ul><ul><li>Email info@collegiatecompass.com to schedule. </li></ul><ul><li>www.collegiatecompass.com </li></ul>© 2010 by Collegiate Compass. Reprint only with permission

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