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The Most Common Traits of Successful Recruits

By Next College Student Athlete, 08/07/18, 9:00AM MDT


Tips for College Hopefuls

Top-tier recruits, on the other hand, keep an organized list of their coach communications and respond promptly when they receive something, whether it’s a personalized direct message or a generic camp invitation

When you hear about other student-athletes—or even your teammates—being recruited by college coaches, you can’t help but ask, “what do they have that I don’t?”

Think about it this way: It’s not what they have, but more of what they’re doing. There are steps these recruits take to maximize their opportunities and help them move toward a coveted college roster spot. Here are the five most common traits among successful recruits: