- Student-athletes do around 20 – 30% worse than their non-athlete classmates academically.
- Contemporary student-athletes are motivated to keep their grades up in various ways.
- Being an athlete simply means you have less time to spend studying.
It should come as no surprise that athletes are busier than other people; probably off buying Richard Mille’s and Maybachs. But throw the student conundrum in there, and you’ve got yourself an individual stressed to the max, and with time, something has to give.
That something is usually their grades… or is it? Let’s look at the reality of student-athletes.[Read more…] about College Student-Athletes Struggle Academically