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Month: February 2019

Student Athlete Decisions: Choosing their Academic Major

Student Athlete Decisions: Choosing their Academic Major

By Lazaros Ioannou, APC Sports Consulting Ltd Selecting the right major is perhaps the most important academic decision a student will make when going to college. Selecting a major that is both relevant and interesting can increase a student’s likelihood of academic success and prepare them for a fulfilling career. Usually, when deciding on their academic major, students are influenced by several factors, some of which are past experiences, social and family influences and career potential. However, when it comes…

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Challenges faced by Student Athletes and how they can tackle them

Challenges faced by Student Athletes and how they can tackle them

By Demetris Constantinou, Contributor It’s no secret that in today’s competitive landscape, student-athletes struggle to keep themselves in a steady path – a path that will eventually lead them to the dream-come-true of a student-athlete: the dream of going professional. Undoubtedly, some may say that student-athletes are privileged to be in their position in the first place, but this does not make their life any easier or their route any less complicated. As a student athlete, you’re required to find…

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February 2019 Editorial: Student Athlete Issues

February 2019 Editorial: Student Athlete Issues

1 February, 2019 Student Athletes are the most valuable human capital of the sports industry.  Regardless of whether they go into professional sports or pursue another career path after graduating from college, student athletes need to strike and maintain a balance between their academic and sports lives.  Maintaining such balance is not an easy feat as they need to dedicate themselves, simultaneously, in two completely different, yet equally difficult tasks:  sports and academia. The lives of student athletes, as exciting…

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