During the athletic recruiting process I HIGHLY recommend visiting the college campuses you are interested in. There is nothing like first hand experience. Seeing where you will live, how far the sporting facilities are from everything and your means of transportation around campus, if any, – all valuable information you can take away from a visit.
Any visit to a college campus by a student-athlete or parents PAID FOR BY THE COLLEGE is an official visit. Visits paid for by student-athletes or their parents are considered unofficial visits.
OFFICIAL VISIT – During an official visit the college can pay for transportation to and from the college for the student-athlete, accommodation, and three meals per day for the student-athlete and parents / guardians, as well as reasonable entertainment expenses including tickets to a home sports event.
UNOFFICIAL VISIT – The ONLY expenses a college-bound student-athlete may receive from a college during an unofficial visit are tickets to a home sports event.
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