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The #1 book on sports scholarships, completely updated and revised!One billion dollars in athletic scholarships are given out each year. But student-athletes who aren't big-time recruits miss out on tens of thousands of dollars of financial aid available to them. The problem is students and parents don't know where the money is or how to get it. Now updated and revised, The Sports Scholarships Insider's Guide helps parents and students confidently navigate through the twists, obstacles, surprises and roadblocks they are sure to encounter as they seek out the right college, the right coach, and the right offer of athletic financial aid. Topics covered include: Constructing a profile to stand out Understanding the recuiting process Why prospects and families get hurt Negotiating tips and guidelinesDion Wheeler, former coach and recruiting consultant, gives students and their parents the inside edge to not only find great scholarships, but get the best offer no matter what their skill level. "Practical, step-by-step information in a clear and conversational manner. " -School Library Journal
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