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What is a Suicide Bid in Sorority Recruitment? The Dangers of Single Preference Voting

The recruitment process is different for everyone and overwhelming for many...and that’s to be expected! You’re in a new place, meeting new people, and you’re hearing sorority terms that you’ve never heard before. One of those not-so-familiar phrases might be “suicide bidding.” Although the rush process is unique to each school, they’re all similar in the fact that you’ll list your top houses after each round to help determine which parties you’ll attend the next day. You’ll receive a score from every sorority, and you’ll give every sorority a score too! When you get to the final pref day, it’s important to rank your remaining sororities according to the best fit for you. So what is a suicide bid? A...

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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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