Is a sorority an extracurricular activity?
Another benefit of Greek life and extracurricular activities in college is that they often provide highly useful academic support. Fraternities and sororities in particular excel in this area. At many colleges, Greek organizations offer members peer tutoring, upperclassman counseling, and/or chapter study hours.
What rules do sororities have?
16 Strict Rules Sorority College Girls Have To Follow1 You must learn the Greek alphabet.2 Members are required to complete a minimum amount of service hours. 3 Members must attend formals. 4 All members must maintain a 2.5 GPA. 5 Social contact for active members is limited. 6 Active members are not allowed to invite potential new members to sorority events.
Does a sorority look good on a resume?
Students often want to know if they should add Greek life to their resumes, and if so, how they can highlight such experiences in professional and relevant ways. It is recommended that you always include sorority or fraternity information on your resume, as many components of your membership are selling points.
Do sororities judge on looks?
Yes, there are some sororities out there that seem to fill their sorority based on superficial looks. Yes, even for sororities who don’t base their recruitment on looks, you want to look presentable. You should look like you are trying at least a little during recruitment.
Can you be in 2 sororities?
YES it will bother them. You cannot have equal loyalty, nor can you meet enough time requirements to be in both and have both orgs happy with you as a member. You cannot get as much from 2 sororities at the same time that you can with one because you cannot put your whole heart into 2 sororities at once.
Does everyone get into a sorority?
Quota is set by the Panhellenic Council, which governs the sororities, as the the maximum each can accept as pledges. The sorority system at that school doesn’t guarantee a bid to everyone. If you really want to be a member of a sorority then your chances are better at a school with guaranteed bids.
Do sororities look at your Instagram?
Sororities DO look at your social media accounts prior to recruitment to gain a little more insight into your personality and to make sure that what you are posting aligns with their values. However, it’s NOT about how many followers you have or your popularity online.
How much does it cost to rush sorority?
Being in a sorority isn’t cheap. Women pay national and chapter dues, plus new member fees, which all vary by organization. At the University of Central Florida, for example, rent is between $1,500 and $3,300 per semester, depending on the organization. Dues are around $400 for sororities per semester.
Is it possible to not get a bid from a sorority?
It happens. Even though Panhellenic tries very hard to get a house match for every girl, sometimes a PNM does not receive a bid. This is truly a very, very rare occurrence. But sometimes, a PNM does not receive a bid at the end of sorority recruitment.