FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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
Q: Who might be a Candidate to be a PG?
Reasons for pursuing a PG program depend on the individual. Some of
the most common reasons for an athlete include:
further development as an athlete.
- Need further physical growth
- Need to raise GPA for NCAA or a specific
- Need to raise SAT or ACT for NCAA or specific school.
- Need exposure at a higher level of competition.
with college choices coming out of high school.
Q: How do
Colleges View a Postgraduate Program?
A: Very 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?
A: College 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
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 Gulf Coast Prep Sports
Academy a Special and Superior PG Football Program?
A: There are
too many reasons to list but let's start with:
Football Facilities including 2 football fields and a brand new D1
Level weight room.
- A Coaching staff with all staff members
with College Level experience.
- 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.
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 Football.
- THE LOWEST COST, ALL INCLUSIVE PG PROGRAM IN THE NATION!