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Students and parents are strongly encouraged to attend these FREE 2-hour workshops led by counselors, coaches and consultants that will help you better understand the resources and support availale to your student-athlete at Tucker High School.

Session #1 - Chart Your Student-Athlete Academic Plan


  • What GHSA sanctioned sports are offered at Tucker High School?
  • Who are the Coaches?
  • JV vs Varsity Sports
  • Can I play more than one sport during a season?
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
  • MANDATORY Sports Physicals and Release Forms
  • Do I have to "Pay to Play" a GHSA sports in the Dekalb County School District?
    • County Provided items vs Player Dues
    • Team Fundraising
    • Booster Clubs
  • What items should I discuss and track each SEMESTER with my school counselor?
    • What are Carneige Credits?
    • What are Pathways?
    • What type of degrees are offered at Tucker High School?
  • How can I graduate early?
  • What is the NCAA Eligibility Center?
  • Where and how can I repeat a failed class that meets NCAA guidelines?
  • Should I take a standardized test? SAT vs ACT
  • School Clubs and Community Service

Session #2 - What School is Right for Me?


  • Unofficial vs Official Campus Visits - What questions should I ask?
  • College Applications: Common Application vs Coalition Application
  • 2-year vs 4-year schools
  • Vocational/Trade Schools 
  • Military Schools with Sports Programs
  • Full Scholarships vs Partial Scholarships
  • Online Scholarship Resources
  • Grants vs Scholarships
  • Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally (HOPE) Program 
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Work/Study Programs 

Session #3 - It's the Off-Season: Now What?


  • Weight Training & Conditioning
  • Summer Sports Camps: FREE vs Paid
  • Travel Teams i.e. AAU
  • Personal Trainers and Strength Coaches
  • Nutritionist and Sports Supplements
  • Social Media & Technology
    • HUDL
    • MilesSplit
  • Media Training Classes
  • Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Rules