Quite true. We always assumed that the money we spent ...
by Rocksteady74 (2016-11-23 13:49:06)
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  In reply to: My wife is in college coaching. 95% of parents are...  posted by FL_Irish

... on our boys' sports would not gain them a college scholarship. But it did make them attractive to schools. For example, the older boy attended a top six liberal arts college. His grades and board scores put him right about in the middle of the acceptance curve, but the school accepts fewer than one of five applicants. So being on the soccer coach's recruit list was an important factor in getting accepted.


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