Essay On Athletic Programs

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The athletic programs that colleges have offer great opportunity for students however, it is in interest that we should get rid of those programs in favor of improving the academic curriculum. Eliminating athletic programs can definitely improve the academic curriculum because it will rid a student’s workload but in doing so has more consequences overall. Beginning with colleges losing their soul, their sports team logos. Also losing the huge revenue that sports intake from sporting events, merchandise, etc. Last but not least, eliminating the athletic programs will have dire consequences in scholarships and create more of lack of opportunity for those who can’t afford college or can’t get in with their grades. The elimination of athletic programs in colleges will bring many consequences and problems that we should avoid, thus, we should not eliminate any athletic programs and instead look for alternatives. Students who participate in athletic programs in colleges are faced with an extra workload of sports, clubs, and practices. This hinders the student’s chances of making better grades than those who are not in athletic programs. Students who have scholarships are supposed to maintain a contract that does not allow them to leave their sport without leaving the school. This could lead to an increased …show more content…
Perhaps even create an influx of students into the sports programs. In addition, changing the scholarships and contracts into giving a free semester sounds like it can be easily abused and again is totally unfair to other students. Also, semesters vary in costs between colleges so there is no sure way in telling what colleges will allow such a thing. Cutbacks in the athletic programs to fuel other clubs and their curriculums although miniscule compared to eliminating the programs is on par with the

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