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Find information about National Louis University football camp 2013, NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA standings and game results. Athletics program data follows where available. Further, a long list of college and university team schedules, individual player stats, and the latest game results, can be found below. If you are a player, on the other hand, you may compete either at the intercollegiate level for competitive sports, or simply play intramural sports to make new friends. Summer can be a crucial time for athletes who are looking to get recruited. Stay in touch with prospective college coaches throughout the summer, and keep training hard, as if you were sure that you were playing in the fall.
If you are going to compete in sports while in college, you'll be spending a lot of time with the coach and other players, so make sure you feel comfortable with the team. Not all recruiting is done like NCAA Division I football and basketball. NAIA college coaches have less rules on when they are allowed to talk with recruits, and NJCAA scouts may show up at your high school games without any notice. College coaches like to watch video of real games. If you are interested in playing college sports, make a highlight film of your high school games, ready to send to coaches once you begin recruitment. Alternatively, post your videos online, for greater exposure. Colleges that are eager to recruit star freshman athletes may urge student-athletes to apply via early decision. Students who are considering applying via early decision should be aware of the rules and obligations that this commitment entails.
Althletic Scholarship Information
You don't have to quarterback the university football team to a state championship to earn an athletic scholarship. Most major sports that are able to field a team in intercollegiate competition have sports scholarships available. From women's gymnastics to men's track and field, coaches are seeking players to build a team around. That leadership role often is accompanied by a full-scholarship. The best time to begin searching for scholarships is before your senior year, in order to meet deadlines. Schools confirm that it is important to file financial aid forms such as the CSS profile early to qualify for the most competitive scholarships.
There are many scholarships that focus on less tangible qualities, such as the ability to lead a team, motivate others, and learn new skills rapidly. Take stock of your athletic abilities as you mature through high-school. Information on the financial aid scholarships
page is derived from the US Department of Education.
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This section offers practice tests in a variety of academic subject areas. Each of the following multiple-choice tests has 10 questions to work on. No sign-up required, just straight to the test.
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|Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago|
|(773) 256-0700|| $ (low)|| $ (low)|| very small ||
|Saint Augustine College|
|(773) 878-8756|| $$ || $$ || small ||
|Chicago Theological Seminary|
|(773) 752-5757|| $ (low)|| $ (low)|| very small ||
|(312) 755-2250|| $ (low)|| $ (low)|| very small ||
|Cortiva Institute Chicago|
|(312) 753-7900|| $ (low)|| $ (low)|| small ||
|School of the Art Institute of Chicago|
|(312) 629-6100||$$$$||$$$$|| medium ||
|Northeastern Illinois University|
|(773) 583-4050|| $$ || $$$ || large ||
|McCormick Theological Seminary|
|(773) 947-6300|| $ (low)|| $ (low)|| very small ||
|Trinity International University Illinois|
|(847) 945-8800||$$$$||$$$$|| medium ||
|University of Illinois at Springfield|
|(217) 206-6600|| $$ || $$$ || large ||
|Lincoln Trail College|
|(618) 393-2982|| $$ || $$ || medium ||
|(618) 537-4481||$$$$||$$$$|| medium ||
|(847) 982-2500|| $$$ || $$$ || small ||
|(309) 341-7000||$$$$||$$$$|| medium ||
Rock Island, IL
|(309) 794-7000||$$$$||$$$$|| medium ||
|(217) 854-3231|| $$$ || $$$ || small ||
|(815) 825-2086|| $$ || $$$ || medium ||
|Midwestern University Downers Grove|
Downers Grove, IL
|(630) 969-4400|| $ (low)|| $ (low)|| medium ||
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So, you've been recruited, or made it past a walk-on tryout. That's when the real challenge starts. You still
have to make it through daily practices, and several rounds of cuts. A college team practice is far more
physical than high school, because the players are so much better. Returning players are put through their
paces, run drills, lift weights, and do the running that comes with being on the team. Freshman and walk-ons,
on the other hand, are special targets for the coaching staff, looking to test their ability. They are forced to run
sprints and do agility drills, to see who's ready to quit before the game even starts.
Practice the basics, over and over, especially targeting skills related to your position. Become a super-specialist, and you'll always find your place on the team. Your coach determines whether you get in the game or not, and how much playing time you get. Work hard in practice, and listen to your coach. If you get lazy, and decide to take it easy during practice, the coaches will take notice. Push yourself, work hard, and you'll improve as a player. Finally, find a position that you really like to play, don't just settle for what you're good at. Over the long haul, you'll have a better career.
Orthopedics, the strength of bone:
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Every student needs to purchase health insurance
, and that goes double for student-athletes. Sports injuries that require immediate treatment include the following conditions.
Knee Dislocation Surgery
Hand and Arm
Soft Tissue Hand Injury
Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain
Athletic Training Exercises
In the weight room, don't be fooled by players who are always pumping iron. It takes a lot more than big muscles to
succeed in college sports. Players are becoming more agile, and developing superior game skills every year. You need to develop muscle strength as well, it's true, but your primary focus in weight training should be to use the equipment to help you develop strength along a natural range of motion. Good, old-fashioned push-ups, with a clap in the air every other rep, will do wonders to increase your chest and triceps. Chin-ups will increase your biceps, and pull-downs will bring out your lats.
Track stars have revealed the secret to developing running speed. By taking deep breaths, and building up the supply of oxygen in your blood, you can prevent muscle cramps. As lactic acid builds up, and muscle fatigue sets in, untrained players think they've reached their limit. Track stars, and well-coached basketball teams, train by sprinting short distances, over and over. It's not fun, but it works. After a few months of training, the lungs begin to process oxygen more efficiently, and players find that they can run long distances non-stop, or sprint for a longer period of time. To improve your endurance for long-distance running, drag a small car tire behind you, tied onto a long rope around your waist.
Nursing & Medical Job Listings
Earning a CNA degree (Certified Nursing Assistant) is the first step towards becoming a fully-qualified nurse. Most CNA programs can be completed within a few months, allowing you to join the workforce quickly. The next step in a nursing career is to become a LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) or LVN ( Licensed Vocational Nurse). These are year-long programs, in which you'll work under an RN distributing meds, treating wounds, and providing basic patient care.
In order to become an RN (Registered Nurse), a bachelors degree in nursing is recommended. RN's command a greater salary, and are responsible for an enlarged scope of practice over LPNs and CNAs. Students will receive classroom instruction and clinical training in a hospital setting. A 4-year BSN program allows students to further specialize in the areas of pediatrics, geriatrics and mental health. After completing your nursing education, you must be licensed by the state in which you'll be practicing, given that state boards of nursing each have specific certification requirements.
|Nursing & Medical Careers
Each link lists current openings:
|10 Year Salary|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$36,090||$68,520|
|Home Health Aides||$30,100||$57,030|
|Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)||$54,480||$84,780|
|Medical Lab Technicians||$30,550||$59,260|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||$41,410||$56,220|
|Respiratory Therapy Technicians||$39,860||$56,220|
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