Before programs started offering juniors and recruits started committing early in the process, we used to have to wait a good while for a recruit to make his decision. Today, that's not the case at all and it's almost un-cool to not be committed by the end of the summer.
Many recruits are approaching their spring break with the intent of visiting schools and seeing campuses on a personal level to get a feel for programs. Some recruits will take all the information, digest it and come to a slow, methodical, well-informed decision later on in the process.
Other recruits have sped things up a little bit by already narrowing down their lists and focusing on a core group of schools. For this piece, let's take a look at seven recruits who are the most likely to commit to a program soon.