Category Archives: FIRST POINT USA

Lambs Rugby Partnership

Lambs Rugby – Official Scholarship Partner

FirstPoint USA are thrilled to announce their partnership with Lambs Rugby, the Independent Schools Rugby Football Club. This partnership will give the Lambs Rugby the chance to provide the best opportunities for their athletes, with regard to taking the next step into collegiate rugby. The Independent Schools RFC was set up to promote traditional rugby values and […]

Super Y League Finals – FirstPoint USA Visit

This week in Bradenton, Florida, marked a new beginning for FirstPoint USA. As the Official Soccer Scholarship Partner of the Super Y League, we were invited to attend their National Finals held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton. Four of our sports consultants (Callum Macaulay, Annabel Prior, Matt Johl and Ross Leebody) were in attendance along […]

Juwon Akintunde - Soccer

Former Client Juwon Akintunde – Experiences and Aspirations

We recently caught up with FirstPoint USA client, Juwon Akintunde, a member of our Class of 2014. Nearing the end of his four-year soccer scholarship, here Juwon shares with us how he found the process of obtaining a scholarship, the highlights from his time in the States, and his plans for the future. Hailing from […]

Student-Athlete - Rugby

The Greatest Truths About Being a Student-Athlete

The years you spend at college really are some of the best years of your life. Being a student-athlete can provide you with a very different college experience to that of a ‘regular’ student, but nothing can compare to the rush and excitement you get from playing college sport. Although you can go through some […]

Former Client Liam Ireland – Experiences and Aspirations

Liam Ireland hails from Edinburgh and was amongst FirstPoint USA’s Class of 2014. A former student of Stewart’s Melville College, prior to making the move to the US, Liam played for Hibernian, Rangers, Livingston and Edinburgh City. We recently caught up with Liam who is nearing the end of a very successful four years at […]

College Coaches

Questions You Should Be Asking College Coaches

Throughout the recruiting process, you can often feel like you’re always in the spotlight, whether being evaluated at a showcase or trying to make a great impression on social media. But, in reality, recruiting is very much a two-way street. At the end of it all, you and your family should feel confident about your […]

WEsport Partnership

WEsport – Official Soccer Scholarship Partner

FirstPoint USA are delighted to announce their partnership with Chinese education consultancy, WEsport. Throughout this partnership, FirstPoint USA and WEsport will be hosting a series of sports events throughout Beijing and Shanghai, with the focus on identifying suitable student-athletes for American colleges and universities.  “We are excited to announce our partnership with prominent Chinese education […]


The True Value of Student-Athletes

Employers can often be found to be actively seeking former student-athletes to fill positions in their company. It could be because they have good time management skills, are fierce competitors, natural leaders, or because they have a great work ethic. However, these are not the only reasons former student-athletes are sought after by employers. The […]

Weekend Successes – A Client and Alumni Roundup

Over the weekend, we saw a number of successes for many of our FirstPoint USA clients and alumni.  Here we’ve put together a list highlighting just some of many recent achievements and successes.   UWA Men’s Soccer For the fourth year in a row, the University of West Alabama Tigers have captured the Gulf South […]

Traits student athletes should practice

Traits of Successful Student Athletes

  1. Self-Motivation This is something that nobody can do for you! Through your teammates, coaches, friends and family you will have plenty of support along the way, but in the end, you have to be your primary motivator. No matter how many people tell you to study or practice more, if you do not […]