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The U.S. academic system
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University scholarship in the USA

A Line Of Excellence

The gateway to the US is part of the Academy's DNA. Each student is prepared for university integration in the USA. Every effort is made to maximize the chances of success.

Balance sheet & objectives

- Evaluation of the profile / Interview with the parents / definition of the project
- Implementation of ambitious tennis objectives allowing the access to the U.S. universities with a scholarship
- Privileged relationship with the specialized placement agent present every month at the academy
- Implementation of a personalized placement strategy

English

- Intensive English language learning and intensive preparation for the TOEFL & SAT entrance exams from the second grade.
- Assistance with registration for TOEFL and SAT exams (compulsory exams).

Application Form

- Optimisation of the school file from the 3rd year
- Opening of the registration file at the end of the 1st year
- Preparation of the application file
- Preparation of the school file
- Production and video editing of the tennis sequence - Distribution to the University coaches.

Research & negotiation

- Research of universities in coherence with the project and the student's wishes
- Coaching, briefing and accompaniment of the candidate for the selection telephone interviews with the American coaches
- Negotiation of the amount of the scholarship according to the criteria communicated
- Assistance with registration on the different platforms: NCAA, NAIA...

Finalization of the file and departure to the US

- Registration procedures with the chosen university
- Finalization of the academic file after obtaining the Bac
- Assistance in obtaining a student visa, advice in travel arrangements
- Pre-departure advice and organization of your arrival in the USA.

Academic follow-up

- Accompaniment during the 4 years of schooling
- Follow-up of the candidate in the USA / school guidance counsellor / coach relationship

A team of American college tennis players after a championship win

An exceptional life experience

The U.S. adventure is first and foremost an extraordinary life experience, lived on a university campus in total immersion, for 4 (Bachelor's) or 5 years (Master's). It is also the integration of a university tennis team whose level can in some cases be close to the professional level, and the possibility of financing part or all of the studies through tennis (see table Equivalence Ranking / Scholarships).
The best sports profiles will have the unique opportunity to participate in university championships and professional tour tournaments (ATP/WTA), while following a high quality student curriculum.

THE U.S. ACADEMIC SYSTEM

A unique opportunity

The pursuit of a university curriculum in the USA represents a unique opportunity, so long as you are well prepared on a sport and academic level.

Becoming bilingual and acquiring essential values in the professional world

It’s also the assurance of a solid university baggage, recognised around the world and very sought after by recruiters, acomplete mastering of the English language, and most importantly the acquisition of “the American fighting spirit” - an essential asset to possess in today’s professional world.

Admission requirements :

- Achieving High School
- Minimum requirements at the mandatory TOEFL & SAT exams
- A sufficient tennis level allowing to integrate a strong tennis team

BEING PIONEER IN THE U.S COLLEGE PLACEMENT SYSTEMES

BEING PIONEER IN THE U.S COLLEGE PLACEMENT SYSTEMES

BEING PIONEER IN THE U.S COLLEGE PLACEMENT SYSTEMES

BEING PIONEER IN THE U.S COLLEGE PLACEMENT SYSTEMES

BEING PIONEER IN THE U.S COLLEGE PLACEMENT SYSTEMES

BEING PIONEER IN THE U.S COLLEGE PLACEMENT SYSTEMES

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Why French touch academy

the pioneers of university placement in the USA

+1000
athletes placed
+ 800
universities in our network

Charles Auffray and his team were the pioneers of university placement in the USA.

Since 1998, more than 1,000 athletes, all sports combined, have been placed by our specialists who have built a network of more than 800 universities in all American sports divisions: NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA.

french touch academy & elite athletes tennis

join forces

Anxious to offer the best to its students, French Touch Academy has decided to work hand in hand with the Elite Athlete agency, leader in university placement in the USA since 2010.
We work closely together on unique projects. The individualization of the training offered at the academy combined with the meticulous preparation of each file by Elite Athletes Tennis (from the objective to its realization) allows us to achieve ambitious results for each student.

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At the head of the first union of European employment agencies in the USA, Elite Athletes Tennis benefits from the influence of The Alliance to support and ensure a unique follow-up of the players it represents. The agency maintains a privileged relationship with the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association).

scholarships

Getting a scholarship

We negociate the scholarship for you, directly with the universities. The American university system enables athletes to obtain a scholarship to represent the sport team. The number of availables cholarships varies depending on the sport and divisions. 

In tennis, the number of scholarships attributed to each team in division 1 is of 5 for the men and 8 for the women. Their amount also varies depending on the level of the player and the university.

Which amount for my scholarship?

More info by downloading the table above which represents the correspondence between the level of tennis and the amount of scholarship generally awarded according to the level of the team.

Tennis player in a match during the American university chamionnat
BUILD YOUR PROJECT

DETECTION DAYS

Are you interested in the USA project and would like to test your suitability as a candidate for the start? Participate in a detection day at the French Touch Academy, let's take stock of your athletic and academic profile.
On the program:
- Individual interview with the USA placement manager
- Tennis tests on the court: one hour of training/testing with a coach
- English test in the presence of an English teacher
- General debriefing with a French Touch Academy manager: general assessment of the athlete's US project with the player's family on the athletic & academic level.

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