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Old 09-14-2012, 12:06 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by treeman10 View Post
Spot on and the earlier player and parent accept this the better. We thought there would be support by teachers for athletes as the top schools. Nope, not the case. Miss a quiz cause you are traveling and enjoy that big fat zero. The lab classes are brutal and can't be sustained for 8 semesters which is required for some majors Mike mentions. The five day a week classes are tough during season. Plan accordingly. And don't send your kid to Stanford to play in the lineup while also expecting them to get their pre-med requirements done. Doing any major with tennis is hard enough, you end up giving about 30 hours a week to the sport that other kids use for study time. So pick a priority, or compromise = balanced student/person, not one in a sniper tower.
Sounds like child abuse !
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