As a student-athlete, you will train with your team, travel to tournaments and play games. All in one of the world’s most unique sports environments, America breathes sports and every university wants to be the very best both academically and athletically!
You are playing your sport in college in this unique environment, while earning a university degree at the same time. It seems like a lot, but in the US they take very good care of student-athletes. It’s a priority for the school to make sure that you can develop yourself athletically as well as academically and as a person. Nearly every university offers free tutoring and advising, sports psychologists, nutritionists and more: just for the student-athletes!
The school wants to do everything possible to make sure you get good grades, which is why the school makes sure you get extra academic tutoring as soon as it is needed.
Are you wondering what life as a student-athlete looks like approximately? No worries, we got you covered. Check out our Around & About video to see what life is like as a student-athlete in the middle of Pittsburgh.