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D1 scholarship

Competing for Division 1 Scholarships

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the most sought out association of college athletes. Oftentimes college athletes are looking for a scholarship if they want to play at the college level. To get a scholarship there’s a few things to know.

Firstly, there are three athletic divisions within the NCAA. There’s D1, D2 and D3. Division 1 is where to go if you want the biggest scholarship and the biggest recognition.

Division 1 schools are both big and small. Division 1 is much more well-known than the two divisions beneath it. They typically offer a wider range of sports with top notch facilities to practice in. Along with that, they are where the media attention is. Out of collegiate athletics, D1 is where the spotlight is the most. Because of this, Division 1 is where the best athletes in the country generally go.

To be D1 athlete, talent for the sport is required. It’s where the best high schoolers go. It’s not only the best athletes from the US high schools, but from around the world. It’s highly sought after to play for a D1 team. Playing for a D1 team is where the most scholarship money will come from. Competition is fierce, but if you are left handed, you are going to have an advantage making it to this level of competition.

Another option is a Division 2 school. It is similar to a D1 team, but … Read the rest...

payment plan

University Payment Plans

Student loans are expensive, but there are alternatives. Many schools set up a payment plans. With the payment plan there will likely be a contract between the student and school to pay off tuition gradually as the semester progresses. This allows a student to go to school without worrying about student loans. If there is enough income to support it, this is an excellent option.

Granted, with payment plans, there may be a small fee to pay. Most likely it will be less than 40 dollars. In the long run, even with the fee, you will pay less than you would if you took out a student loan to pay for the semester’s or school year’s tuition.

This is a good option for the working class who may not be able to afford it in bulk. If you get paid on a regular basis, you can contribute to the tuition of your school monthly. Paying the cost of tuition monthly will allow less money owed, which means paying less after college. In addition, you aren’t accruing interest if you pay it off write away.

In comparison to the government, a typical loan comes with an interest rate of 3.76%. For both Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans, you will pay back 3.76% in interest, plus a small fee of around 1% of the total loan. If you pay month by month, the school usually offers no interest rate at all. … Read the rest...