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2021-2022 Sorority Recruitment Updates: Letter of Recommendation Do’s and Don'ts

While summer is just beginning, it’s actually the craziest time of the year for us… Recruitment prep season!  Over the past few months, we’ve received more questions about letters of recommendation than ever before. According to the NPC, “a sorority letter of recommendation provides an opportunity for a member of a sorority to introduce a potential new member (PNM) to her organization and a specific chapter on a campus.” We know, it’s confusing, and our blog post featuring our Rec Letters 101 pre-recruitment workbook is a great spot to glean how-to information.  However, a few things have recently changed, and we’re here to give you the full run-down of the Dos and Don'ts of rec letters in this new era...

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Sorority recruitment in the time of COVID: What it was like to go through rush at Auburn University during the pandemic

Photo courtesy of @maddyworleyy This year has been a whirlwind for us all! Our lifestyles have been totally flipped upside down, and we’ve had to adapt to the times in a unique way due to COVID-19. Due to the pandemic, sorority recruitment was very different across the country, but PNMs still trusted the process and found their way home. So what was it like actually going through recruitment this year? We sat down with Maddy Worley, a freshman at Auburn University, and learned all about her rush experience—an experience that proves everything happens for a reason. Not one knows what the future holds, but it’s looking more and more likely that social distancing regulations will continue throughout the spring. If...

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Meet Crystal

Hi, I'm Crystal DelaHoz, a senior portrait photographer based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. I launched SororityPackets.com in the spring of 2016 after consulting with countless senior girls and their mommas about the sorority recruitment process. This blog + our entire brand exists to guide you to and through sorority recruitment...no stress required!

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