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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:

Duke Dismisses Rasheed Sulaimon From Basketball Program

Duke wants to follow UNC, Wake Forest on football games

Former ECU coach Steve Logan agrees to join 49ers staff

College basketball needs some help — starting at the top

Jimmy Kimmel releases college football edition of 'Mean Tweets' (video)


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