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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:

Donnie Tyndall fired at Tennessee for NCAA violations during time at Southern Miss

Court documents suggest NCAA bias in case against USC, Reggie Bush, Todd McNair

Emmanuel Mudiay recounts year of playing overseas after bypassing college

New Mississippi State coach Ben Howland promises defensive-minded, hard-working team

Villanova Piccolo Player Appears On Fallon, Plays With The Roots


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