Sculpting Your College List

By Sparks Editorial Staff | October 19, 2015

One of our junior Sparks clients recently came back from a week filled with three unofficial visits and was having a hard time figuring out how to proceed with all of the new information he’d learned. First of all,...

Finding the Balance between Student and Athlete at Elite Schools

By Sparks Editorial Staff | October 1, 2015

by Nate Rooks As a former rower, coach, and recruiter at Stanford University, one of the top recruit questions I received was, “how do rowers balance school and rowing… and maybe have a life too?” From my time...

For UK Students Seeking to Row in the US

By Sparks Editorial Staff | August 1, 2015

The number of students from the UK interested in rowing at an American university has been rising steadily since the government increased the maximum allowable tuition to £9,000 in 2012. After a few trips to the UK and working with a number...