The college recruitment process is an athlete’s first adult decision, yet we tend to believe, “If he’s good enough, they’ll find him!”
Unfortunately baseball is viewed as a non-money making sport, seriously reducing a coaches recruiting budget. Many complicate this further by
- Worrying what others think – Only considering schools that people recognize
- Take the least path of resistance – Commit because it was the only school that showed interest
- Only resolved when you throw money at it – Waste money by going to every event with hopes they will see your son
Finding the right school Academically, Athletically, and Socially is not hard because we are stupid, they’re hard because make them hard. We lose sight with what matters! I truly believe every educated decision we make is the right decision. We create what philosopher Ruth Chang calls, “unreflective assumption of value.” Further complicating the simple task already filled with Hard Choices.
Let’s agree, “incorrectly trying to get interest from the right school over complicates the process of picking the right school.” Yet in every case we have the power to identify facts and create reason behind our decision making process! Once we select the school, then it becomes our job to make it work.
Take 10 minutes to listen and watch Ms. Chang break down Hard Choices. If you still Need Help migrating through the College Recruitment Process, Click Here
Until next Blog,