If you’re a college athlete who is struggling in a class, you may be thinking about dropping that class before the final exam.
DON’T!!!! — UNTIL YOU CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING:
- Will dropping the class affect my current eligibility right now? (If it drops you below full-time status, you’ll become immediately ineligible for competition.)
- Will dropping the class affect my eligibility next semester? (That depends upon your specific situation. For some football athletes, it could even effect your eligibility next Fall.)
- If I don’t drop the class, but fail it, how might that effect my eligibility? (If your GPA drops too low, you may be ineligible for next semester.)
IN ADDITION: THERE MAY BE OTHER IMPLICATIONS YOU’RE NOT THINKING ABOUT!
In a confidential phone or Skype consultation, we can discuss your specific situation and the impact that dropping a course, or possibly staying in it but failing the course, can have on your current and future eligibility. To schedule a consult, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 913-766-1235.