Posted On: 06/28/20 6:56 AM

Being offered a college scholarship is an amazing honor attained by very view volleyball players.  Many of those players don't realize that the scholarship itself is not the end result of all of their hard work, but just the beginning of a much harder road ahead.   Choosing the right program is critical to having success on the court and in the classroom.   Here are three critical things to consider when choosing your collegiate program.  

Location
Choosing a school in a climate that you are comfortable in makes a big difference.   An athlete from Seattle who has never seen snow or experienced prolonged spells of below zero temperatures may struggle to adapt to live at a college in Montana or Alaska.   Being honest about what environment you are going to be comfortable in may not seem like a critical element, but being comfortable in your climate can make all of the difference when you are feeling those strong pangs of homesickness, things aren't going your way on the court and you are struggling to find your way in a new social environment.   

Proximity to Family
Everyone has different needs in this category.   For some, being close to their

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