Tag Archives: Football scholarships

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Mia Hamm

Mia Hamm, possibly the US’s best female soccer player ever, maintains that she owes all her success to the scholarship she received as a teenager. Mia attended the University of North Carolina, where she was a major player in the Tar Heels women’s soccer team. She states that her success at North Carolina was the […]

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Welcome To FirstPointUSA – Joseph Tobin!

  Where are you from? Ros Muc, Co. Galway, Ireland   Your sporting background?  Currently two years with Salthill Devon Soccer Club, Drum, Galway. Ireland Previous three years with local Naomh Briocán Soccer Club, Ros Muc, Co. Galway. Ireland.   Your previous education? Received my Junior Certificate in 2013 and my Leaving Certificate in 2015.   […]

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Adam Wilson – From Rangers FC to Cincinnati

In August 2015, Adam Wilson swapped a career at Glasgow Rangers for a soccer scholarship in Cincinnati.  Adam has taken some time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions on why he made the move and what life was like during his first year as a student athlete.   Can you tell us […]

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My Dublin Assessment Day – Rory Cleat

Rory Cleat has joined FirstPointUSA on a summer internship. A keen sportsman himself, he’ll be attending university in the summer to study Business and Marketing. This is his own experience at one of FirstPointUSA’s assessment days – On Tuesday the 24th of May, Andrew, Simone, John, Jack, Danny and myself flew to Dublin to asses […]

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Why everyone should consider studying in the USA

George James Thomson is currently working as a Digital Media Consultant at FirstPointUSA after graduating with a BA/BS Sports Management Degree from Lewis University. Here are his views on why everyone should consider studying in the USA… All students should get the opportunity to study abroad because it opens the eyes of students when they […]

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NFL Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium

This Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX between New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will be played at the University of Phoenix.   University of Phoenix Stadium is a state-of-the-art facility in Glendale, Arizona. It is the home of the Arizona Cardinals and was the first stadium in North America to feature a retractable roof and a […]

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Client Feedback!

Here’s the latest client feedback sent to us via social media. Keep it coming guys and good luck to everyone in America!   For other FirstPointUSA client testimonials click here! Thanks to everyone for their feedback. If you’d like to follow in their footsteps then apply to FirstPointUSA today!

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Stadium of the month – The Big House!

Our Stadium of the month goes out to Michigan Stadium, nicknamed “The Big House”, for obvious reasons. It is the American football stadium for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is the 2nd largest stadium in the United States, the 4th largest stadium in the world. This month it held a pre-season […]

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"My heart desire to play soccer and study was granted" – Ike Ekwueme

  Former FirstPointUSA client Ike Ekwueme has enjoyed great success both on the pitch and in the classroom during his time in America. He’s taken the time to write about his journey…     The journey started off as far back as my high school days in England. In high school, Math’s, English and Science […]

Why everyone should consider studying in the USA – George Thomson

George Thomson is currently working as an intern at FirstPointUSA while on summer vacation from Lewis University. Here are his views on why everyone should consider studying in the USA… All students should get the opportunity to study abroad because it opens the eyes of students when they see how different education systems work, while […]