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Creating College Lists 101: Opening and Saving the Spreadsheet

Chalkboard with text opening and saving the spreadsheetIn this lesson I’m going to show you how to open and save the Excel spreadsheet. I know this is still pretty basic but I really want to emphasize the important of creating a backup file. While I’ve “write protected” some of the tabs to ensure a copy of the data is always available in the file, it doesn’t do any good when the file itself disappears. + Read More

9 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Playing College Baseball-Part 2

Person keeping baseball scorebookI’ve already listed four of the nine things that you can do that will improve your chances of playing baseball at the college level in a previous post. These tips aren’t going to make a D2 player into a D1 player. They will give the D2 player a better chance at actually playing college baseball on a D2 team. These are the things you can do off the field that will set you apart from other players. It isn’t just about having the best skills; it’s about making it as easy as possible for coaches to know that you have the skills and choose you over another player. + Read More

5 College Costs Infographics Worth Looking At

glass jar with money for collegeIf you believe a picture is worth a 1000 words or just have to communicate with someone who isn’t interested reading more than 140 characters at a time, infographics are for you. There are plenty of infographics on college costs that can be used as an introduction to topic. Of course, some are better than others. I think the following five college costs infographics are worth taking the time to look at. + Read More

Creating College Lists 101: Downloading the Spreadsheet

Blackboard with Creating College Lists 101I think most of us are likely to take for granted that other people know how to do something that we do without thinking. The tech geek is the perfect example. You just want to get rid of an annoying icon and instead get a 30 minute lecture of how to set all of your screen options. And I’m pretty sure I’ve been guilty of this where my spreadsheets are concerned. + Read More

9 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Playing College Baseball-Part 1

Baseball player practticing pitchingHere are nine things that you can do that will improve your chances of playing college baseball. These aren’t about improving specific baseball skills, although that may happen. It’s about giving you the edge over another player who has the exact same stats and ability ratings as you do. In other words, these suggestions aren’t going to make a D2 player into a D1 player. It is about making it as easy as possible for a college coach to recruit you from the hundreds of other players that he has to choose from. + Read More

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