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What’s Better for Your Résumé—Captain of the Debate Team or Playing College Sports?

Playing college sports could have a big payoff after graduation, as employers in one recent study appeared to value the leadership skills of athletes above many other students. The study asked employers to rate the value of experiences of more than a dozen types of students, including debate-team captain, resident assistant, and editor of the campus newspaper. The employers, which were known to hire athletes, gave high marks to many graduates. But athletes scored the highest. (The Chronicle of Higher Education)


Recent ACC & NCAA News Articles:

NFL Admits One-Third of Players Will Suffer Brain Trauma

ACC football Saturday rewind: Boston College's riveting upset of Southern Cal caps day of surprises

NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke's coach

Four-star football recruit opts for soccer

Out of Tarboro, a Heisman Trophy contender emerges in Georgia RB Todd Gurley


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