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Student-athletes are far more ready to face the real world than non-athletes

March 2, 2012

Recent research study conducted by Dr. Will Barratt and Dr. Mark Frederick at Indiana State University helps to debunk the “dumb jock” stereotype.  They went into the study hoping to learn more about college kids in general, but found that student-athletes developed more quickly and performed better than their non-athlete schoolmates in all seven intangible academic skills by their final semester in school.

Click here to read the story by Zach McCann from

Click here to see the complete research report



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