What is Rush Week?

What is Rush Week?

Rush week, more officially known as recruitment week, is the period of time when fraternities and sororities recruit students to their respective Greek letter organizations. Rush week usually happens right in the beginning of the school year.

How do I survive rush week?

17 Helpful Tips To Survive Sorority Rush Week

  1. Get a good night’s sleep.
  2. Eat a filling breakfast.
  3. Pack a bag with some essentials.
  4. Pack a snack!! It is so important to not let yourself go too long without eating anything.
  5. Stay hydrated.
  6. Do not be rude or mean to a sister who is rushing you.
  7. Be yourself!
  8. Get to know the girls in your rush group.

Does everyone who rushes get into a sorority?

Rush is different for every school and every sorority. Some schools have girls arrive early before the school year even starts, some do it a few weeks in and some schools (like Stanford, where I went) do it toward the end of freshman year.

Do sororities choose based on looks?

Rank among the Greek life is based on appearance, both physically and within the Greek world. A lot of sororities have rules about dress, hair, and makeup, but many sororities will also take in women who simply fit the mould they’ve set out.

What should you not do during rush?

Here are a few of the most common mistakes PNMs make during rush and how to avoid them.

  • Don’t set your heart on any one sorority until you’ve had time to interact with all of them.
  • Be mindful of how heavily you weigh outsiders’ opinions.
  • Avoid comparing your recruitment experience to someone else’s.

What are sororities looking for?

Strong Values And Passion About Something. Last, but certainly not least, sororities are looking for women who have strong values and women who are passionate about something. More than anything, this means that sororities are looking for people who have a personality.

Why do I want to join a fraternity?

Acceptance. The first and most common reason why guys join a fraternity is because they are looking for acceptance. Your fraternity provides that opportunity. To gain their confidence, you have to make them feel like they are part of the group.

What are the requirements to join a sorority?

Academic Eligibility You usually need to be a full-time student at a four-year college in order to join a sorority. Some colleges don’t allow freshmen to join sororities or limit their involvement in them. Sororities emphasize academics, and most have a grade point average requirement between 2.5 and 3.0.

What is the purpose of a sorority house?

Sororities are a major part of college life for many American college students. Sororities provide a home, activities, events, and a sense of community to young girls during their college years. They can provide young women with a great social circle as well as academic, leadership, and career opportunities.