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How Important Are College Visits Before Committing?
THE COLLEGE VISIT PROCESS
How Important Are College Visits Before Committing?

By Will Rizzo|October 19, 2023

College visits are an important part of the recruiting process. During a college visit, you can gain a lot of insight into the college, athletics program, and facilities that a...

6 Things to Expect as a Tennis Player on an Official Visit
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6 Things to Expect as a Tennis Player on an Official Visit

By Liza Tankimovich|October 3, 2023

Getting invited to an official visit as a tennis player is a big deal. An official visit to a university campus is funded in whole or partly by the institution....

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Should Fans Be Allowed to Storm the Court/Field After a Game?
Should Fans Be Allowed to Storm the Court/Field After a Game?
21 Questions to Ask on Your Next Official Visit
ASK AWAY!
21 Questions to Ask on Your Next Official Visit

By Liza Tankimovich|October 2, 2023

Are you taking an official visit soon? Determining whether the college you visit is a good academic, athletic, and social fit for you is vital. Regardless of the level of...

Recruiting Horror Story: My Host Threw Up on Me
EEEEEWWWW!
Recruiting Horror Story: My Host Threw Up on Me

By Katie Dudley|May 16, 2023

Recruiting trips are arguably the most fun part of the recruiting process as far as visiting D1 schools are concerned–everything is paid for, the coaches and teams are trying to...

Recruiting Horror Story: A Recruiting Visit Gone Wrong
One and DONE
Recruiting Horror Story: A Recruiting Visit Gone Wrong

By Colby Hall|May 9, 2023

Upon returning home from a lacrosse tournament in the late fall of my sophomore year, my club lacrosse coach gave me a phone number with a note instructing me to...

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Recruiting Horror Story: An Odd Overnight Visit
A Good Night?
Recruiting Horror Story: An Odd Overnight Visit

By Bella Nevin|April 11, 2023

During Sarah's* junior year of high school, she was invited to attend an overnight at one of her top school choices because of their great track and field program. She...

Recruiting Horror Story: How to Make Your Recruit Feel Unwelcome
A Not-So-Warm-Welcome
Recruiting Horror Story: How to Make Your Recruit Feel Unwelcome

By Bella Nevin|March 28, 2023

During the fall of her senior year in high school, star soccer player Maddie* was invited to her first-ever overnight visit with one of her top schools. The coach of...

Recruiting Horror Story: The One Thing I Wish My Mom Never Did on my Recruiting Visit
Thanks, mom...
Recruiting Horror Story: The One Thing I Wish My Mom Never Did on my Recruiting Visit

By Madeleine Lundberg|February 21, 2023

Come back every Tuesday for Recruiting Horror Stories™, athletes' first-hand stories on what can go wrong during the recruiting process. The recruiting process was both exhilarating and exhausting for me–the...

Recruiting Horror Story: This Recruiting Visit was Full of Lies and Deceit
LIES!
Recruiting Horror Story: This Recruiting Visit was Full of Lies and Deceit

By 2aDays Staff|February 14, 2023

James* was a fantastic ice hockey player who elected to play a year of junior hockey before going to a small D1 university. He had received interest from Ivy League...

Recruiting Horror Story: Did My Coach Schedule Official Visits For Me?
Mixed Signals
Recruiting Horror Story: Did My Coach Schedule Official Visits For Me?

By Jordan Alcon|December 13, 2022

Come back every Tuesday for Recruiting Horror Stories™, athletes' first-hand stories on what can go wrong during the recruiting process. I want to start this story by saying that this...

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Recruiting Horror Story: Dorm Room Tour Gone Wrong
Yikes!
Recruiting Horror Story: Dorm Room Tour Gone Wrong

By Rebecca Haight|December 6, 2022

Come back every Tuesday for Recruiting Horror Stories™, athletes' first-hand stories on what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Remy had just arrived on campus for her official recruiting...

Recruiting Horror Story: A Recruit Was My Horror Story
Scary Stuff!
Recruiting Horror Story: A Recruit Was My Horror Story

By 2aDays Staff|November 8, 2022

Come back every Tuesday for Recruiting Horror Stories™, athletes' first-hand stories on what can go wrong during the recruiting process. We publish a lot of Recruiting Horror Stories at 2aDays...

If You See These 5 Recruiting Visit Red Flags… Run and Don’t Turn Back!
Watch Out!
If You See These 5 Recruiting Visit Red Flags… Run and Don’t Turn Back!

By Scott Abramson|October 3, 2022

Tour during the day, meet with the coaches, have lunch with the team, see a game or practice live, and then hang out with the team that night. Recruiting visits...

Recruiting FAQ: Overnight Visits
Not Your Average Sleepover
Recruiting FAQ: Overnight Visits

By 2aDays Staff|June 28, 2022

The recruiting process comes with a lot of questions, and a big topic of interest is overnight visits. Here, a former college athlete breaks down two big questions surrounding them...

Why Dealing With Culture Shock When Visiting a School Isn’t the End of Your Recruiting Process
Don't Panic!
Why Dealing With Culture Shock When Visiting a School Isn’t the End of Your Recruiting Process

By Isaac Haney|June 21, 2022

A great thing about visiting schools during your recruiting process is that you are exposed to different ways of life and perspectives. Although there are some who are lucky enough...

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Recruiting Horror Story™: Visit Scheduled During Dead Period
Coach Failed to Plan
Recruiting Horror Story™: Visit Scheduled During Dead Period

By Paramveer Chohan|March 15, 2022

Come back every Tuesday for Recruiting Horror Stories™, athletes' first-hand stories on what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Micaiah Harris is a track and field athlete at The...

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