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Inside the mind of a top college recruit

Senior Ali McCollum from Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy has been committed to play volleyball at Hawaii Pacific University since the end of junior year. “Having to choose a college is hard I’m sure, but the recruiting process is pretty stressful so I know I did put my time in when it comes to the ‘college…
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/cailynnknabenshue/" target="_self">Cailynn Knabenshue</a>

Cailynn Knabenshue

November 30, 2015

Senior Ali McCollum from Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy has been committed to play volleyball at Hawaii Pacific University since the end of junior year.

“Having to choose a college is hard I’m sure, but the recruiting process is pretty stressful so I know I did put my time in when it comes to the ‘college stress,’ ” said McCollum on being committed to a university before any of her other classmates.

McCollum plans to major in hospitality and is unsure about whether or not she wants to play volleyball after college.

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