College Athletics for Canada (NCAA)

In collaboration with the NCAA, we bring you 20 full lessons to learn more about the eligibility process for Canada's student-athletes

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Lesson 1: Introduction to College Sports Scholarships

Meet NCAA's Elizabeth Thompson and what will be discussed for their first online presentation to support our student-athletes from Canada!
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Lesson 2: What Are Your Options?

The NCAA discusses the different options available for our student-athletes interested in playing in the United States.
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Lesson 3: The NCAA and Division Sports

The NCAA talks about who they are and the differences in their three divisions.
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Lesson 4: NCAA Sanctioned Sports

You can find the full list of NCAA sanctioned sports at: http://www.ncaa.org/championships/statistics
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Lesson 5: Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center

The NCAA walks through how to register for a certification account or profile page with them.
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Lesson 6: NCAA Initial-Eligibility Academic Requirements

What are the academic requirements to become NCAA eligible?
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Lesson 7: How to Become NCAA Eligible: Core Courses

NCAA discusses the 16 core courses required for Division I and II.
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Lesson 8: How to Become NCAA Eligible - The Sliding Scale

What is the sliding scale? Learn how your GPA works with your SAT or ACT scores to determine your eligibility.
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Lesson 9: How to Become NCAA Eligible: Canadian High School Codes

Find out how Canada's high school curriculum makes us special and different from all other international countries!
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Lesson 10: Canada and the NCAA

Almost 23% of international students playing for the NCAA are Canadian!
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Lesson 11: NCAA Division III Initial-Eligibility Requirements

The NCAA briefly discusses the Division III eligibility requirements for us.
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Lesson 12: Amateurism Certification Process

The NCAA discusses the key points to know about the amateurism certification process.
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Lesson 13: NCAA Resources and Next Steps

Check out some of the official resources (including our lessons) available to you as recommended by the NCAA!
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Lesson 14: NCAA Initial Eligibility vs. University Admission

The NCAA discusses why it is important to connect early with your admissions counselors from NCAA member schools
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Lesson 15: Recruiting - Rules and the Recruitment Calendar

NCAA discusses the recruiting process and recommends downloading their International Standards Guide
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Lesson 16: Promoting Yourself and Doing Your Research

Learn how to properly promote yourself to coaches and what to consider when making your choices
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Lesson 17: Questions To Ask

Learn about what kind of questions you should consider asking the academic and coaching staff at NCAA schools.
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Lesson 18: What to Send to Schools?

Find out what you should be sending when you are self-promoting to schools.
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Lesson 19: Possible Offers from NCAA Schools

Find out what kind of offers you may receive from NCAA schools.
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Lesson 20: NCAA Q&A Session

Here are some answers to some common questions from our Canadian student-athletes
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