Two, these student athletes put in lots of work and even sometimes have to miss class to go to the sports event. They have to put in work on and off the field of court. Three, the coaches and everybody else but the players are paid. These kids take time from their school work and personal things to get things done for their sports team and don’t get anything in return. “Nick Saban will make $11 million in the year of 2018 coaching the football team of Alabama University.” (www.espn.com/college-sports/story/_/id/6778847/college-athletes-deserve-paid.)
As we all know, college can be very expensive. With the scholarships and grants, college student-athletes can go to school for free and get their day-to-day needs such as food, housing, clothes, etc. Ackerman and Scotts, purpose is to show that college is a learning experience and with the help of college sports, the student-athletes will have a chance to grow and be successful in life rather than being exploited. However, critics believe that college student-athletes should be paid salary, like professional athletes, because they want people to see the “athletes are the rule, not the expectation” (par 11). They want the audience to think that it’s a rule for student-athletes to go play pro after two years, will no expectation.
Some feel this way because according to Text 2, Lines 10-15, “It’s Time to Pay College Athletes” “college athletes are mass-audience performers and need to be rewarded as such.” Student athletes spend almost 40 hours per week on their sport and the sport they play is almost like a full-time job while going to school so they should be paid for it. However, even though some people would argue this statement, college athletes should not be paid. As referred to in Text 1, college athletes accept their scholarship with no questions asked and have the choice to leave anytime they want. Once students go to college they make decisions for themselves and they know what their responsibilities are when being a college
Rodeo has taken me to every part of the world, All Hawaii islands, national finals rodeo las Vegas, Nevada, and much more. Hawaii high school rodeo is an association that you are judged on your points of rodeo and your grades in school. You need a 2.0 or better to rodeo and must I say it made me want to have good grades to do something I love. Rodeo makes you learn teamwork, different cultures of others and got me out in this world to learn and accept differences. Rodeo is now giving me a chance to college rodeo and become a part of a new team.
You have to be determined and dedicated to be successful. By becoming the best, you help out your whole team. I can’t win without my team, and my team can’t win without me. When you have practice multiple times a week, and competitions almost every weekend, you are forced to learn the importance of time management. You have to do homework on the way to practice or on the way to competitions.
Everyone has a responsibility to do. However, for working student like me that having a part-time job while taking college courses is a big responsibility. I decided to go to school full-time and work part-time to learn to become independent. In the essay “Working at Wendy’s” by Joey Franklin, he makes a case for setting aside pride to provide the daily needs of a family. On the other hand, I think it was great to have the experience as long as it made me more money.
Motivation is an important thing in our life. without motivation no one can live because it helps anyone to achieve his goals for example if a person in the school or college study to get a good mark in the exam so if his parent motivates him he will spend more hours to study to the exam and he will not only get a good mark but he will get a full mark. So motivation help everyone to study or work hard to achieve his goal. Motivation is the characteristic that helps to achieve the goals of a person and it is the energy that keep everyone going even when they fall. There are many theories for motivation there is two that is good to talk about it.
While attending college one’s education will not only give individuals a chance of further education; but also an opportunity to experience lessons in life. Sometimes life is not always fair which can be one of the hardest lessons. Students who work assiduously to achieve academic success can realize all too soon how myriad hours of studying to accomplish the grade, may not pay off as much as the capability to hit a home run. It appears the ability of the student-athlete to succeed in the season is appreciated much more than what an academic student achieves. College sports are a major revenue-producing industry.
College is full of experience and to get that experience students need to get involved in campus and use all the resources that their campus offer. For my first semester at university I learned lots of information that helped me go through my first semester and I will keep using this resources until I graduate. and these resources are not just for school but also for my personal life. The first thing I have learned in college is how to manage my time and it's important to know that skill so that I would not waste time doing nothing and get schoolwork done and it won’t make me stressful because I have many assignment and project to do. and to always get done with my priority first which is my school work.
Peer can be as source of happiness if chosen wisely and they can be a source of pressure if chosen otherwise. People enroll to college with the expectation of making life-long friends and to be in all kinds of social activities right away. The truth is that it is more challenging to find all those and balance takes more time. Work pressure, as college students is a great factor that leads to stress among students. The college years are characterized by quite a bit of change.
The process of making it to a State Track meet is, you have to train for a long period of time, Eat the correct way and placing in all the minor Track Meets. That’s the best way to make it to State. The first process of making it to a state track meet is you have to train for multiply months so you can be prepared for the first practice meet. You should also exercise during off season so it will not be so hard to get in shape during the season. Training for a track meet can be easy or it can be hard depending on the way you train yourself.
Most college athletes risk their lives for the sport they love, as well as for the reputation of their school. They do this in hopes of going to the next level whether it be being drafted in the NFL, NBA, or MLB. These student-athletes strive for a future life in sports and a shot in the big time all while keeping a steady academic record to be eligible to participate in sports. This ensures high scores for the athletes which in turn will bring a better reputation for the school and then bring in a profit. They play these sports which cause injury to a large percentage of players and they do so without being ensured in health because most of these players are young and just starting out in their life so they probably don’t have the funds to invest into insurance; this in mind, the school should at the very least provide a form of healthcare coverage for the student-athletes who are committed and cannot afford it.
I’m a thinker; it’s one of the things I excel in, but in this game I need more of a “less think, more do,” concept because there isn’t time for overthinking. I can go to the field and practice every day, several hours each time, but if I don’t believe in my ability nothing will change. Self confidence comes from within. No one can give it to me, or talk me into
Game day has finally arrived. College scouts watch every move the varsity athlete makes, the plays he executes, and how much pain he can endure. As if nerves are not enough, the athlete has just finished a strenuous workout in gym class. For years, varsity student athletes have tried to balance school, sleep, sports, and homework. Participating in gym causes unnecessary stress and strain on an athlete 's body and mind.
College athletics are a big part of United States tradition. Bowl game parties, tailgating, and even playing fantasy leagues, college athletics are some of the biggest attention drawing events in the U.S. College athletes bring a great amount of revenue to their university, but also they have risen their colleges popularity, putting them on the map drawing in more students. Student athletes have time for school and the sport they are in. These two activities, as well as studying and homework , take up 90% of their time; the other 10% has been taken up by eating and sleeping.