Interview 125: Wendy Beckemeyer on "Cornell College"
YCBK 290: Hillary Dickman explains how Early Decision 1 differs from ED2

Interview 126: Gus Resendiz on “Avoiding the potholes in athletic recruiting”

Gus Resendiz
  • Gus gives his backstory, including his time in college, his time in law school and his time as an attorney
  • Gus explains how all three of his kids went through the athletic recruitment process
  • Gus describes how scholarships work, and he says what a “head count” sport is
  • Gus explains what stacking is and Mark and Gus talk about how frequently this happens
  • Gus and Mark discuss over-recruiting
  • Mark and Gus discuss the “D-1 or bust mindset”
  • Gus talks about how prevalent injuries are and Mark shares a heart wrenching story about his daughter’s grueling injury
  • Gus talks about his own athletic experience in high school
  • Mark talks about the importance of test scores for athletes targeting very academic D3 and D1 schools
  • Gus talks about the priorities his family had in their search
  • Mark talks about who is driving the process
  • We talk about checking the ego at the door
  • We talks about all of the ID camps out there and the pitfalls to avoid
  • We talk about preferred walk-ons
  • We talk about all of the positive aspects of playing college sports
  • We talk about the broken leg test

You can also listen on Episode 284, Episode 286, and Episode 288

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