I’m not sure what resolutions you have made for the new year but I do know the one you need to make if you haven’t done so already. This year I encourage you to take a daily Thank You Walk (or Run) — a walk/run of gratitude – for most high school players this really should be a run. How does it work? You simply take a run... around the neighborhood, the warning track of your baseball field, on a treadmill or wherever and while running you think about all the things, big and s
Moving into January and (seriously) before you know it, it's you senior year! I am speaking from experience as a dad, a former student-athlete and as a college planner who has helped more than a thousand families ... the one thing you can never get back is time. This is why, I think, it is important (as parents) to realize that your child is probably going to go to college, we don't know where yet, you don't know how far from home it'll be and you probably don't even know w
College Mail & E-mail: Where does it come from? The brochures and view books that flood your mailbox come courtesy of the standardized testers (PSAT, SAT, ACT) and those e-mails inviting you to every camp in the country are from being on a club team roster (Perfect Game, Fall Classics, Prospect Wire, etc ..) ... At the rate of a few cents per name, these places sell the names and contact information of millions of students to any institution willing to pay. As you register
SENIORS - A lot of waiting going on now as applications have been submitted and you are just waiting on decisions. All you can really do now is get ready for your senior year, have fun and be the leader that the seniors before you were. Do not be selfish - be a team guy - the college thing will work out the way it's supposed to - just get focused on winning a state championship right now. January Make sure your FAFSA is done Should have been done in October but if you need
As we move into semester #2 of this school year it's time to refresh some time management tips - you are one more semester closer to college! Make a “to do” list everyday Put things that are most important at the top and do them first. If it’s easier - use a planner to track all of your tasks Don’t forget to reward yourself for your accomplishments Use spare minutes wisely Get some reading done on the ride home from practice or school and you’ll kill two birds with one stone.