Dear Mom and Dad: I Want to Join a Sorority

April 19, 2015

If you are a first generation college student or if your parents were not in a sorority or fraternity, they may be wondering how the sorority recruitment process works. Even if a parent was in a sorority or fraternity, he or she may be wondering how “rush” has changed – besides just the name. These tips will help you talk with your parents about the idea of recruitment and sorority life.


Capitalizing on Sorority Pre-Recruitment Opportunities

July 6, 2010

The summer before your first year of college is an exciting one filled with anticipation for the four-year journey ahead.  While enjoying your summer vacation, be sure to capitalize on the opportunities to learn about your extracurricular choices. Attending campus tours and welcome sessions inspires students to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the […]

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Will You Make the Right Call During Sorority Recruitment?

June 21, 2010

Here are some tips for managing your cell phone during Panhellenic sorority recruitment.


Rockin’ Your Style During Sorority Recruitment

May 20, 2010

“Dressy casual.” “Business casual.” “Interview attire.” “Semi-formal.” All of these terms have been used to describe what potential new members should wear during sorority recruitment. Usually, these phrases only create MORE questions.  It’s enough to make your head spin! Your Panhellenic officers will provide you with guidance for each day of recruitment. If those guidelines […]


Proving Your Worth – in Sorority Recruitment and Beyond!

January 11, 2010

How do you persuade someone to appreciate your fabulousness? One of the strongest basic tenets of persuasive communications is evidence. Provide your listener with evidence of your thesis, position, or brand. When you meet sorority members during the recruitment process, will you flat out announce the three legs of your special brand? “Hi, my name […]

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Are Rush and Recruitment the same thing?

September 28, 2009

The term “rush” was coined around the turn of the 20th century when sorority and fraternity students would literally rush train platforms where new students arrived on campus for the school year. That was the beginning of the disorganized membership recruitment for the sororities and fraternities.  Technorati Tags: greek sorority, joining a sorority, panhellenic, sorority […]