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Tips for Going Through Sorority Recruitment as a Transfer Student

Recruitment is a unique process for every single individual. Whether you’re rushing as a freshman, an upperclassman, or a transfer student, the experience is entirely what you make of it! Participating in Greek life offers the opportunity to meet new people and get more connected with your school. For transfer students, going Greek can help you adjust to your new environment while making lifelong friends. Going through recruitment as a transfer student is not without challenges, though. Rise above recruitment worries with these tips for going through recruitment as a transfer student!

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Does Listing Legacy Information on Your Social Resume Help or Hurt You?

Sorority life has been around for hundreds of years. It is a tradition unlike any other that you can share with friends, family, and people you meet along the way. Each sorority experience is unique, and although times have changed, a legacy will always be special. Even if you grew up around loved ones who raved that their sorority was the best of them all, when going through recruitment, having an open mind is essential to finding YOUR best fit.

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5 Times Hollywood Got it Wrong When Portraying Greek Life

Written with love by Alina O'Donnell  Before I came to college, I thought I had Greek life all figured out. There was just no way that Reese Witherspoon and Amanda Bynes would lie to me in the movies! Some of the things that many Hollywood films taught me about being in a sorority were inexplicably terrifying. In the back of my mind I was scared that Greek life was all about mean girls, being forced to do embarrassing things, and partying all the time in order to fit in. I didn’t want to be a part of anything like that! But don’t fear—Hollywood got it wrong at least 5 times and we’re going to set the record straight: 1. Sydney...

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Holiday Gift Guide: What to Give Your Big or Little for Christmas!

'Tis the season for Secret Santa exchanges, seasonal latte runs at Starbucks, festive lights, formals, and, um, finals (but we won't talk about that right now). The weeks sandwiched in between Thanksgiving and Winter Break are so much fun on campus, but they're also B-U-S-Y. We're betting that you don't have a whole lot of time to spend making a Christmas list (and forget about checking it twice), so we've taken it upon ourselves to knock out one category on your behalf—the Big/Little gift exchange! Whether you're searching for the perfect holiday gift for your Big or seeking a "welcome to the family" present for your Little, this is the (affordable and adorable) holiday gift guide for you.  10 Affordable + Adorable Holiday Gifts Your Sorority Sisters Will Love 1....

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Gone Greek: Bid Day Gift Ideas!

After months and months of talking through the ins and outs of sorority recruitment, we can't believe that it's BID DAY season! Several of you have already run home to your new sorority houses, and for others of you, that happy moment is right around the corner. For the first year ever, we're thrilled to announce that we are offering Bid Day gift sets for girls who have gone Greek! Our Bid Day gift sets are unique in that they allow you to pick and choose your favorite products and build a gift package that's completely unique to you. The Bid Day Swag Pack includes your choice of a Greek coffee mug, makeup bag, tote bag, and tank for just $99 (free shipping included!), and the Bid Day Stationery Set lets you pick your...

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Crystal

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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