COLLEGE EDUCATION AT DI STARS FC
Do Not Rely on Your Skills - Many players only rely on their skills alone and hope that it is enough in order to pay for their college education. Can help you a lot, however, the colleges will always reward you if your school results look good.
Plus, you may even end up scoring a scholarship in another avenue. For example, a 4.0 GPA and a focus on social psychology might earn you a scholarship in education.
The same could be said for someone majoring in law, or even business. So, ultimately, a successful academic high school career could lead you to more than just a scholarship in soccer. If you have good grades, you can go places outside of the world of soccer. Use this as a backup in case you really don't get picked for a professional team. Not everyone will get in, even if they have good ability. There are simply not enough spaces to go around.
Don't Put Your Eggs in One Basket - The advice to you is to not put all eggs in one basket. With this we mean that you should try to apply for many soccer colleges as possible in order to increase your chances for getting the biggest possible award.
However, if your goal is to make it to one specific TOP college then you need to be prepared to receive less money for your studies, and challenge a lot of Players of the same or highest level = Work 10 times more that others and work hard!