Why would someone want to join a sorority?
Joining a sorority is like joining a big family. You’ll gain hundreds of sister within your campus’ chapter, other schools’ chapters, and alumni around the world. This makes it easy to make friends and have support, even as a new kid on campus. Most friendships you make in Greek life will last a lifetime.
What is pledging in a sorority?
Pledging a Sorority If a potential new member accepts a sorority bid, she becomes a new member, more commonly known as a pledge. For example, a new member might learn the history of the sorority and its values. She’ll meet the other new members and spend time bonding with current members.
Does everyone get accepted into a sorority?
Each sorority submits to Panhellenic, their bid list. 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. Some girls get released from every house before the recruitment is over.
What is the point of pledging?
Pledging is an intensive orientation and probationary period for students pursuing fraternity membership. Over the course of six weeks or more, pledges study all facets of fraternity life and the Greek system. You’ll also spend time bonding with your new brothers.
What is the purpose of a college sorority?
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.
Does being in a sorority matter after college?
Sorority women tend to have higher GPAs than the average student. Being in a sorority can help prepare you for work life after college by teaching you valuable skills: leadership, collaboration, budgeting, time management, etc.
Do sororities look at GPA?
Many sororities can’t afford to take grade risks. A grade risk is when a potential new member doesn’t meet the minimum GPA requirements. Sororities are always looking for academically gifted women. At the same time, though, the only time you have to worry is if your GPA is below the minimum GPA requirement.