Rush 101: Sorority Recruitment Tips and Terminology

It’s finally here (for most universities, at least): sorority recruitment week! Over the past few months I’ve been sending out every last bit of information I can think of + sharing inside tips from current sorority members via my Sorority Scoop group, and now the time has finally come for you guys to put that info into action and discover the process for yourselves!

If you’re still feeling unprepared at this point, have no fear. Study up on today’s Rush 101 crash course and snag my free download, and you’ll be reciting the Greek alphabet by heart in no time! (Or, you know, just feel a little more comfortable with recruitment terminology.) Work your way through the links below then download my Rush 101 Guide as soon as you’ve finished. Consider it your “Certificate of Excellence” degree for finishing up on your required reading!

  1. What is a Recruitment Information Packet and what should it include?
  2. What information should be included on my social resume for sorority recruitment?
  3. What kind of photographs should I included in my Recruitment Information Packet?
  4. What is a LOS, a REC, and a RIF?
  5. How should I thank the women writing my letters of recommendation?
  6. What kind of outfit should I wear for each round of sorority recruitment?


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