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We all know how influential the SAT & ACT are in college admissions. However, not everyone realizes that the big tests also play a role in college athletics. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) oversees the Division I, II, and III sports with the philosophy that graduating from college is as important an achievement as winning on the field. One of the ways the NCAA manages the success of its student-athletes is by ensuring high school graduates are academically prepared for college coursework. The NCAA requires college-bound student-athletes to meet a core-course progression requirement to be eligible to compete in the initial year of full-time enrollment at an Division I school. NCAA Eligibility Requirements also establish minimum requirements for grades and test scores on a sliding scale, which means the lower your GPA is, the higher your SAT or ACT scores must be if you want to play Division I…

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