The College Placement Program provides high school age CTX Flash players with an introduction to the college recruiting, scholarship, financial support, and selection process.
The college process can be complex and often confusing. This program offers a comprehensive support system that will help guide the prospective student-athlete and parents through the process of finding the right college for each player.
The College Placement Program will be a blend of informational presentations and workshops that will provide information on many different topics to help prepare student-athletes for an education and playing career at the collegiate level.
We will provide players with a framework that will help each athlete start to define what kind of educational program and athletic experience they are seeking.
Topics will include Resume Building, Cover Letting Writing, Identifying Schools, Recruiting Timelines, NCAA Eligibility Standards, NCAA Clearinghouse, Contacting Coaches, Communication with Coaches, Unofficial and Official Visits, Scholarships (both Athletic and Academic) and other questions that parents and student-athletes may have regarding the entire recruiting process.
TEAMS WILL HAVE PROFESSIONAL VIDEO OF UP TO 12 GAMES PER YEAR. THIS WILL INCLUDE A PERSONAL HIGHLIGHT VIDEO (WHICH CAN BE USED FOR COLLEGE RECRUITMENT), TEAM GAME FOOTAGE AND TEAM HIGHLIGHTS.
NCAA Eligibility Center As a potential collegiate student-athlete the NCAA Eligibility Center is necessary to register if you are considering playing at the Division I or II level. Create a profile if you are planning on competing at a Division III school or are undecided. High school transcripts, SAT scores, ACT scores will be required to register. Players will need to register at the beginning of your junior year of high school.
NAIA Eligibility Center As a potential collegiate student-athlete the NAIA Eligibility Center is necessary to register if you are considering playing at the NAIA level. High school transcripts, SAT scores, ACT scores will be required to register. Players will need to register at the beginning of your junior year of high school.
CollegeBoard To be considered to enter into higher education and compete in collegiate sports potential students must take one of two exams for eligibility. CollegeBoard is the SAT College Entrance Exam and Scholarship Website. Student-athletes must achieve specific scores on the SAT in accordance with each individual institutions requirement in order to be eligible to participate in collegiate athletics. CollegeBoard will assist you with SAT preparation, sending official scores to the institutions of your choice, scholarship information in addition to other college transition services.
ACT Student The ACT is the second of two exams that you can take to be eligible to attend college. Just like the SAT, student-athletes must achieve specific scores on the ACT in accordance with each individual institutions requirement in order to be eligible to participate in collegiate athletics. Through the ACT website, you can register for an upcoming ACT exam, prepare for exams, have your scores sent to the college of your choice, scholarship information as well as other college transition services.
FAFSA Website This is a free application for college-bound students to potentially receive Federal and State grant money to attend a public or private institution. The FAFSA awards are mainly based on financial need and merit of the student. FAFSA opens up opportunities from the Federal and State governments as well as highlighting specific awards at different colleges and universities.
FastWeb FastWeb is a dedicated search engine assisting college-bound students and current college students with finding additional financial funding. FastWeb is a valuable resource helping students find a wide variety of scholarships available. College Recruitment Services The listed college recruitment services work to help in the placement of future collegiate student-athletes.
ScoutingZone gives players greater visibility among scouts and allows them to update their profiles to maximize exposure with photos and links to highlight videos. Players can create a Top 10 College list that alerts scouts of player matches for their program, increasing the opportunity for recruitment. In addition to streamlining the process for tournaments, scouts and players.
*These are outside groups and have no direct affiliation with the Central Texas Flash Soccer Club*