Q: What is a Postgraduate or PG?
who has graduated from high school and has not entered college is
considered a Postgraduate or PG. Postgraduate programs can be for
one semester or for a full year depending on the program and the
needs of the individual.Q: Who might be a
Candidate to be a PG?
A: Reasons for pursuing a PG
program depend on the individual. Some of the most common reasons
for an athlete include:
- Need further development as an
- Need further physical growth and development.
Need to raise GPA for NCAA or a specific school.
- Need to
raise SAT or ACT for NCAA or specific school.
- Need exposure
at a higher level of competition.
- Unhappy with college
choices coming out of high school. Q: How do
Colleges View a Postgraduate Program?
favorably! Both the college admissions offices and college coaches
appreciate young men who have additional preparation behind them
as they are more prepared to succeed at the next level.
Q: How Can Being a PG Help You?
retention for a PG is higher because you will have already gone
through the experience of being away from home, will have gone
through a truly structured program, and will correct any errors in
time management BEFORE you go to college.Q: Can a
PG Play Sports?
A: Not only can you play but you can
play at a college level with games not only against other PG
programs but against college freshmen and junior varsity teams.
This not only gives you college exposure, but you lose no NCAA
eligibility.Q: When do You Apply to a PG Program?
A: Most candidates who are considering a PG year are concurrently
also considering college choices as well. The earlier you begin
the process, the better as spots in PG programs are even more
limited than most colleges because there are many, many more
colleges than PG programs and the amount of PG candidates are far
greater than the amount of spots available on a national basis.
Basic supply and demand.Q: What Makes Tennessee
Valley Prep Sports Academy a Special and Superior PG Football
A: There are too many reasons to list but
let's start with:
Coaching staff with all staff members with College Level
- A Schedule that is as competitive as there
is in the Nation at the PG level, giving you the platform to fill
your recruiting goals!
- A highly structured daily program
that will truly prepare you for the college level both on the
field and in the classroom.
- Daily core course and SAT/ACT
prep work that will enable you to have the Qualifications you need
for the NCAA and or a specific college.
- Unmatched quality
housing and dining!
- A STAFF WHO CONSIDERS YOUR PLACEMENT
AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL OUR MOST IMPORTANT JOB!
semester of intense work and placement into college for the spring
semester (if qualified) in order to participate in Spring
- THE LOWEST COST, ALL INCLUSIVE PG PROGRAM IN