Anna-Kate DePaulo from Muhlenberg College tells recruits to make their interest in a school known from the get go with research and personality. 

What Coach DePaulo Says About Making Your Interest Known (Full Transcript)

"I think it's really important to have some personality in your emails and show an interest by knowing a lot about the program, knowing a lot about the school, having your facts and your research done. 

And I think being persistent cause like you said, you get a lot of emails. And following and checking in to show that you truly are interested is very important."