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Being a student Athlete & how to manage it!

Over the four years that I have spent as a student-athlete; I  did not understand the meaning of what being a student-athlete was really about. Managing work, sports, and homework was one of the hardest things I’ve had to do in my academic career because unlike High School, you are being paid to perform a service, which is to perform at an exceptional level in the classroom as well as on the field or court. 245 more words

Cleary University

"Look Good, Feel Good, Play Good"

My teammates and I had a running joke in the locker room. “Look good, feel good, play good” was a motto my team lived by my junior year. 671 more words


Student Athlete: Courtney Conklin

Lowellville, OH (WYTV) – It’s hard to find a student-athlete more involved than Courtney Conklin. The Lowellville senior is a four sport athlete, an accomplished musician, and valedictorian of her class. 303 more words


Is it time to pay student-athletes?

By Brandon Goncalves, Class of 2016 —

A few miles from her dorm, a popular sports store is having storewide sales offering 40 percent off basketball apparel, but for Alyssa Velles, the equipment she has will have to do. 1,101 more words

Saint Peter’s University

Marked Absent: When Student-Athletes Miss Class

— By Stacey Klempel, Class of 2016

As student athletes patiently sit in class and watch the clock as their professor’s mumble in the background. They wonder if they’re going to have time to eat before their game because they couldn’t miss another class. 804 more words

Saint Peter’s University

New learning experience 

“It’s not how many times you get knocked down; it’s how many times you get back up.” – George Custer

So it’s currently the morning of 19th May and I’m sat in London Luton airport waiting to board my flight to the next beach competition of the year. 270 more words

Student Athlete


or struggling athlete.

That’s basically how I look at my oh so popular career, or how I would sum up my ‘working’ life. From the outside looking in, life as an athlete looks like the ultimate career. 1,013 more words

Athlete Struggles