You actually felt like you contributed to society Whoever thinks the philanthropic aspect of sorority life is non-existent was most definitely not in a sorority. One of the scariest parts of college is getting to know the school itself, but it doesn't have to be thanks to Greek life. Organizations that have banned alcohol from their events will often charge a lower annual bill to members. As a freshman, you might be going to school out of state and not know anyone at your school, or just interested in branching out from high school friends you came to college with. You'll learn about college life Like we said before, being in a sorority will give you a direct connection to some older girls.
With joining a , the student body can seem less daunting and it will be easier to find a home among like-minded people. Even though it has been banned across the country, hazing still occurs on campuses all over the U. And that time commitment does not end once pledging is over. Picking your seat on the first day of classes will be a dilemma for the next four years, so having sorority sisters is always a great resource. Trying to Decide on a Sorority? You are at once surrounded at all times by friends and engaged at all times in events, activities, parties and of course, the inevitable cleanup that comes after. Hit up her older sister.
We can rush your order to be in your hands in three business days or less. I myself have held 3 Appointed Officer positions which are smaller positions, but still important. Going through sorority recruitment definitely prepared you in ways you couldn't even fathom back when you were actually doing it. Instead, they want you to be pretty and proper in order to give the chapter a good name on campus. You can take classes with your sisters, but more importantly you can have study partners and project partners that are in the same house as you.
From formal, structured to casual conversations in the house kitchen, fraternities and sororities are always challenging their members to do, learn, and act more. Joining a sorority helps make a large university seem like it is much smaller. At the very least, you will have some great resume material for when you graduate. Additionally, there are conventions, parties and service dates at which attendance is expected regardless of what else a student may have to do. Philanthropy What is better than donating your time to help others? Con: Hazing Imagine showing up for your first day on a new job in your nicest shirt, every hair in place, and your fingernails nicely manicured. List Your Achievements Make a list of your personal and academic achievements. Ask Your Sorority Sister My sorority, at all times, had approximately 150 girls.
Someone's mother's brother's wife knows someone out there who can get you a job. Your sisters are actually still your sisters Who do you spend the better part of your day talking to? Also include a list of your family members who have been part of the same sorority. Because I was a Kappa Delta member and my big was a building manager she was able to get me in contact with her job and I was offered a position. After graduating from college, you want to be able to come back and visit one day. Pro: Social Identity and Skills What do 85% of the executives of Fortune 500 companies and 80% of United States Presidents since 1900 have in common? Find A Home Away From Home The Greek community not only includes your campus chapter, but it extends all across the country and the world. Achievement: Sororities give you a sense of personal achievement. Production is done very quickly for you to receive a shipping confirmation within a few days.
At the same time, I also like to retreat into the comforts of my own solitude and being in any way obligated to spend time with someone would drive me insane. Here are ten reasons why you will not regret rushing and joining a sorority. You will make banners, paint posters, decorate wine glasses… the creative gifts are endless. None of it, she said, was actually true. If you join the right house, the opportunities for fun are nearly infinite. Overall the process was so antidemocratic, so backwards, I couldn't imagine being part of an organization that would literally attempt to censor me. Alumnus Making Connections Is So Important The women that came before you and established the sorority can be some of the best people you meet.
Everything is better in pairs, especially mandatory prerequisites. Know Your History Remember how we mentioned that a significant portion of your time on line would be spent studying? I get that there are many networking opportunities. This is something I really can't wrap my mind around, but I guess I'm just biased. I can honestly say without Kappa Delta I would not be the woman I am today and I probably would be failing out of college. Your interviewer might have been in a sorority or might have known someone in a sorority, which could help you make a personal connection during the interview. It has only been a few weeks since Harvey, the destructive.
Networking is an integral part of the college experience and Greek life provides one of the strongest foundations for social interfacing with a network of peers. You'll learn your way around campus Your sisterhood will be one of your best resources in college, because you automatically have access to girls that know all the ins and outs of the campus. Many chapters even have leadership positions dedicated to this aspect of Greek life. Sorority rush brings together freshman and sophomores from all over campus that you might not have had the chance to meet. Type the Sorority's Address Include the sorority name two spaces below the date. I, on the other hand, would politely opt out.
My best friends are in my sorority and several of my other best friends are a part of other sororities. Jot down any special skills that you have, such as speaking a second language. In fact, at some universities, where anywhere between 50—80% of the student population is affiliated with a house, going Greek may even feel like a cultural requirement. You get t-shirts practically for every event your sorority puts together. Please email us with your name, order number, and a picture to verify, and we'll issue you a return label.
They will be there to help you with are homework, tests, and studying. She loves the mountains in the summer and goes hiking and camping as much as possible. So that means if you need something you will find someone who can help. And with the wide range of students that are members of a fraternity or sorority, you instantly have access to all kinds of knowledge about which professors, classes, and departments are the best. Guess who had to pay for them? Pro: Philanthropy Perhaps one of the better kept secrets about Greek life is all the good that fraternities and sororities do. For some, joining a sorority has been a lifelong dream. Do you know how awkward and uncomfortable that can get? Wardrobe access: Girls need clothes.