Guide to College Recruiting

Welcome to the Makos Guide to College Recruiting!

Deciding where to swim in college? Not sure if college swimming is for you? We hope this resource will help provide you with all the guidance you need to make this big step in your athletic and academic development.

First, it’s important to note that if you want to swim in college, there is a probably a place for you to swim -- you just need to educate yourself and be proactive in order to find the school and program that is right for you!

We’ve pulled together the following information and resources that we think you will find useful for clarifying the college recruiting process.

Please familiarize yourself with these resources, and once you’re comfortable with the basics, please get in touch with your coach as your college journey begins!


Defining Collegiate Swim Experiences

Year by Year Recruiting Timeline

10 Questions to Start the Process

General D1 Recruiting Process Overview

Helpful Links


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