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Perception of college athletes undergoing change for the better

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A perception exists that college athletes, student-athletes as they are called, are in college for few reasons other than to use their scholarship as a stepping stone to a professional sports career. In some cases that may be true. Men’s basketball and football players seem to represent this point of view. A few select players are the exception, not the rule. The overwhelming majority of college athletes earn a degree within 4-6 years. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has…

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