So now that things have settled down with a few OVs lined up and starting in two weeks, none of the main schools have really been calling. The ivy who called seems to have lost interest, at least for now, and we're still having back and forth with the one school who is having turmoil with their coaching staff. One of the higher end D3's called the other day.
My daughter is really busy, still working 40 hour weeks and trying to finish up AP packets and common app (barely started) School starts on Tuesday.
All of a sudden there's a huge influx of calls coming from of her berecruited profile. Anyone else having this? Some of the schools are decent, but they're in random inconvenient places compared to where we are, and many of their academics are low if we look them up. We keep telling her to call the coaches back, it's rude not to do so, but now her list of calls is getting rather lengthy.
I saw someone else call these "cold calls." What is the right way to handle a call from a school (messages on the machine) that you didn't contact first? Is it rude not to return the call? Seems to me she should just call them and say, thank you, but your school is outside of my geographic range (as they mostly all are). She has emailed a couple of them, if they send her mails as well, but sometimes she gets overwhelmed and just completely ignores them.
I was thinking of deleting the phone number on her profile so they could only contact her via email. Any thoughts? Then the ones who had already called would see that if they went back in. Since we paid the $60, we can track who views the profile and when. I guess this is when berecruited is not so much fun!