As a student-athlete, you train with your team, travel to tournaments and compete in games against other universities. All in one of the world’s most unique athletic environments. America is all about sports and every university wants to be the best 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!