NCAA Eligibility Center (Formerly NCAA Clearinghouse)
The NCAA Eligibility Center is something that every potential collegiate student-athlete needs to register for in order to play collegiate sports at the Division I & II level. Your high school transcripts, SAT scores, ACT scores will all need to be filed with the NCAA Eligibility Center.
You should register with the NCAA Eligibility Center at the beginning of your junior year of high school.
NAIA Eligibility Center
The NAIA Eligibility Center is something that every future collegiate student-athlete needs to register for in order to play collegiate sports at the NAIA level. Much like the NCAA Eligibility Center, your high school transcripts, SAT scores, ACT scores will all need to be filed with the NAIA Eligibility Center.
CollegeBoard (SAT College Entrance Exam and Scholarship Website)
The SAT is one of two exams (ACT being the other) that you can take to be eligible to attend college. Every student-athlete must achieve a certain score on the SAT in order to be eligible to play collegiate athletics. Through the collegeboard website, you can register for an upcoming SAT exam, have your scores sent to the college of your choice, and even take practice exams to get prepare for the real one!
The SAT is a more widely used test when it comes to college athletics, but not the only option. Visit the CollegeBoard website to answer any other questions about the SAT you may have.
ACT Student (ACT Entrance Exam and Scholarship Website)
The ACT is the second of two exams that you can take to be eligible to attend college. Every student-athlete must achieve a certain score on the ACT in order to be eligible to play collegiate athletics.
Through the ACT website, you can register for an upcoming ACT exam, have your scores sent to the college of your choice, and even take practice exams to get prepare for the real one! Visit the ACT website to answer any other questions you may have.
FASFA Website (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the application for college-bound students to potentially receive Federal and State grant money to attend a public or private college. The FAFSA awards are mainly based on financial need and merit of the student. Not only does the FAFSA open up opportunities from the Federal and State governments, but it also highlights specific awards at different collegiate institutions.
Every potential college bound student should file the FAFSA for scholarship opportunities for college. Visit the FAFSA website today!
FastWeb (Scholarship Search Website)
FastWeb is a search engine dedicated to finding scholarships for college-bound students and current college students.
There are a wide variety of scholarships out there, and FastWeb helps to locate them. It is a great resource to use so visit it today!
CSU Mentor (CSU Application Website)
The CSU Mentor website is where you can apply to the CSU of your choice. CSU stands for California State University and the CSU system consists of various universities throughout California. The following institutions are part of the CSU System and can be applied to through the CSU Mentor website: Cal Maritime, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CSU Bakersfield, CSU Channel Islands, CSU Chico, CSU Dominguez Hills, CSU East Bay, CSU Fresno, CSU Fullerton, CSU Long Beach, CSU Los Angeles, CSU Monterey Bay, CSU Northridge, CSU Sacramento, CSU San Bernardino, CSU San Marcos, CSU Stanislaus, Humboldt State, San Diego State, San Francisco State, San Jose State, and Sonoma State.
UC Website (UC Application)
The UC website is where you can apply to the UC of your choice. UC stands for University of California and the UC system consists of various universities throughout California. The following institutions are part of the UC System and can be applied to through the UC website: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, and UC Santa Cruz.
*These are outside groups and have no direct affiliation with Murrieta Surf Soccer Club
NCAA Student Athlete Guide – http://www.ncaapublications.com/productdownloads/CBSA18.pdf
NAIA Student Athlete Guide – http://www.playnaia.org/d/NAIA_GuidefortheCollegeBoundStudent.pdf
NCAA Eligibility Center – https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/
NAIA Eligibility Center – https://www.playnaia.org/eligibility-center
Applying to College – https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying-101/applying-to-college-faq
SAT Registration – https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register
ACT Registartion – http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html
Weighted GPA Calculator – https://gpacalculator.net/high-school-gpa-calculator/
National Letter of Intent – http://www.nationalletter.org/
Division I, II Recruiting Calendars – http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/resources/recruiting-calendars/2018-19-division-i-and-ii-recruiting-calendars
Division I Recruiting Guide – http://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/2018-19DIREC_DIOtherSportsRecruitingGuide_20180703.pdf
Division II Recruiting Guide – http://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/2018-19DIIRec_RecruitingGuide_20180507.pdf
NCAA Resource Center – http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/resources
FAFSA Form – https://fafsa.ed.gov/
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) – https://www.wiche.edu/wue
GI Bill Comparison Tool – https://www.vets.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool/
CSS/Financial Aid Form – https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/
College Application Checklist – https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying-101/college-application-checklist
NCAA Core Courses – http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/core-courses