How do college athletes survive college?

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  1. GolovKing Orange Belt

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    So let me get this straight, these colleges basically bring these guys into their institution, give them a full ride scholarship, so they are students like everyone else and still expected to pass college courses right? How the hell do these guys even pass their classes? Many of them come from poor backgrounds and very bad school districts and they are now doing the same classes as other kids who would normally need a high gpa in order to get into such esteemed colleges.

     
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  2. dc007 mr. white belt

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    They don't. They're handed degrees for playing ball.
     
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    Local fundraisers make sure they get taken care of. I know for sure they eat really well for free via donors.
     
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    Cliffs on the vid ts.
    Usually the team assigns a nerd to help the players. In return the nerd gets easy pussy and access to the best college parties every semester. Works out good.
     
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    Well, they probably go into athletic training programs or something like that.

    Doubt there are very many physics, math, or computer science graduates that had full scholarships for playing sports.
     
  6. mb23100 Gold Belt

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    This is a real essay from a UNC basketball player. It got an A-.....

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  7. GolovKing Orange Belt

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    It's just an embarrassing video of nba players struggling to read their lines for some voice over work for a video game due to having poor reading ability. Watch if you want
     
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    Yeah but surely they have to do classes, assessments etc in some form?
     
  9. Broken arrow Brown Belt

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    It’s a massive scam. Sports bring huge money to the college. I have seen athletes on sports scholarships that come from some extremely low income parts of the US. They’re rolling in BMW’s and wearing fur coats and jewelry around campus. It’s probably one of the worst kept secrets about universities
     
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    They should take sports out of the education system. They already make enough money charging a shitload per semester and rising.
     
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    Staying hydrated is key in any survival situation
     
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    They take BS made up credits directly related to their sport.
     
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    You’ve never seen any of this
     
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    Not really.
     
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    I don't think you know to be honest.
     
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    James Brooks had a college degree. The judge at his divorce court thought he was being disrespectful b/c he kept asking his lawyers a bunch of questions, etc ,etc. It turns out that Brooks was illiterate
     
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    An "A-" for F work? Man, white privilege is a real bitch isn't it. Imagine if a colored student wrote that. They'd be racism'd with an F for sure.

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    (I'm sorry I assumed your gender)
     
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    Are they really thrown in with the regular kids at state schools? Sports are big business for them I'd think. I certainly never met a college athlete. And that Rosa Parks essay was a work of art compared to some of the research papers I proof read.

    We're very clearly declining.
     
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  19. RollSonnenRoll On the square. On the level.

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    Anyone who’s been on a college campus knows you can easily spot the athletes because they wear the same warmups and sliders every. Single. Day. Never saw any wearing a fur coat
     
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    So like I said, he’s never seen any of the stuff he’s claiming he saw on campus
     

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