Student Athletes Time Management

Time Management Tips for Student Athletes

New student athletes can often find it difficult at first to get into a routine that allows them to effectively balance their academic and athletic commitments. To help student athletes ease into their new role, we’ve put together some tips to help them juggle their commitments. Start with your goals In order to be successful, […]

Student Athletes - Sleep

How Sleep Helps Student Athletes

It is often joked about that we need our beauty sleep at night, but we really do need to get our sleep. A good night’s sleep will not only make you feel good, it will boost your mood and get rid of those bags under your eyes. It also helps to improve your heart, weight […]

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NCAA Certification – 5th Consecutive Year

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a member-led organisation that is dedicated to the welfare and lifelong success of college athletes. The association also organises the athletic programs of many colleges and universities across the US and Canada, and helps more than 450,000 student athletes who compete annually in college sports. The NCAA pride […]

Sporting Rugby Player - Adam Warner

Welcome to FirstPoint USA – Adam Warner

Adam Warner is the newest rugby player to join our ranks here at FirstPoint USA. We recently caught up with Adam to find out some more about him, his sporting background, and why he wishes to pursue a rugby scholarship to the US.  Adam hails from Basingstoke, is a former pupil of Fort Hill Community […]

Student Athlete Stress

How Stress Can Help Student Athletes

“I’m so stressed!” It’s a common phrase to hear amongst students, and especially student athletes. With papers due and tests to take, with practice and game schedule on top of it, college is stressful. However, it has been said that stress can be used as a motivator. So, a little bit of stress might actually […]

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The Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup is a biennial golf tournament for professional women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States. It is named after the Norwegian-American golf club manufacturer Karsten Solheim, who was a driving force behind its creation. The inaugural Cup was held in 1990, and the event was staged in even number […]

Athletic Scholarships - Rugby

Five Facts You Should Know About Full-Ride Athletic Scholarships

For many students, receiving a full-ride athletic scholarship to play their sport in college is a dream. And rightly so; full-ride scholarships helps students to attend school for little cost. Tuition, room and board, books and certain course fees are usually covered. Full-ride athletic scholarships depend on your sport, division level, school and the position […]

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Jean Avitt Youth – Committed to the University of Jamestown

Congratulations to FirstPoint USA client, Jean Avitt Youth, who has committed to a soccer scholarship at the University of Jamestown, North Dakota. We caught up with Jean to find out how he found the process of obtaining his scholarship, what he is looking forward to most upon arriving in the states, and his plans for […]

Louis Parham

Louis Parham – Welcome to FirstPoint USA

Welcome to FirstPoint USA, Louis Parham. Louis hails from Essex and is currently at student at Seevic College where he is studying his A Levels. We recently caught up with the soccer player to find out some more about him, why he wishes to study in the states, and his aspirations for the future. Louis […]

Student Athlete Superheroes

Why Student Athletes Are Like Superheroes

Comparing professional athletes to superheroes is something of a no-brainer. We all know pros are already these larger than life characters, with endorsement deals, world ranks, and the trophies and bling to go along with it. On the other hand, student-athletes are generally the strong, silent types, working hard day-in and day-out to get the […]