A Glaring Controversy With Name, Image, Likeness (NIL): International Student-Athletes Can’t Cash In

NIL Controversy: International Student-Athletes Can’t Cash In

Florida State University swimmer, Izaak Bastian was excited to learn student-athletes can profit from Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) deals. His excitement died when the 2021 Olympian realized his Bahamian citizenship would get in the way. “It was really discouraging to learn about my ineligibility for NIL deals,” said Bastian, who competed for Florida State … Read more

SE Perspective | 6 College Recruiting Tips For International Student-Athletes

SE Perspective | Six College Recruiting Tips For International Student-Athletes

Becoming a college athlete is extremely difficult. According to data the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) compiled in 2020, only 7% of high school athletes go on to play sports at the collegiate level. Given the limited opportunities available and the wealth of athletic talent in the United States, international student-athletes often have a tough … Read more

SE Perspective | Navigating the NIL World as an International Student-Athlete

SE Perspective | Navigating the NIL World as an International Student-Athlete

July 1, 2021 marked a massive shift in the collegiate athletic landscape. After countless calls over the past decade for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to revise its outdated amateurism rules, its Division I Board of Directors approved an interim Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) policy. The amendment allows college athletes nationwide to now … Read more