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How to Send a Sorority Packet Electronically

Sending a sorority packet electronically is a quick and easy way to send your information to alum! Although it is still appropriate to send sorority packets through the mail, many sororities are beginning to take a more digital approach. We’re here to help you craft the perfect “Sorority Packet Email” with these helpful tips!

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How to Write a Cover Letter for Sorority Recruitment

We've all heard it before—"You'll never get a second chance to make a first impression." And that's exactly why we're such advocates of including a cover letter with each and every sorority packet you send out the door!  In addition to being a polite and professional inclusion, your cover letter is an excellent chance for you to share important information with the women completing a RIF and LOS on your behalf. With that said, let's break down the key components of a stellar sorority cover letter! FIRST THINGS FIRST Your cover letter should be addressed to the women completing your recommendations, NOT the sorority houses those recommendations will be forwarded on to. The purpose of a cover letter is to introduce yourself, share the "why" behind your...

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How to Format a Sorority Resume and Cover Letter (plus the cutest free fonts!)

This tutorial/mini Q&A is for two groups of people: 1. Those of you who purchased one of our sorority packet designs but opted to handle the formatting yourself. 2. Those of you who chose to have us format your resume and would like more information about how to reuse your digital design files in the future! Even if you don't belong to one of the two groups we just described, keep reading. We've rounded up some adorable free fonts that you can download for any creative project, from formatting your own sorority resume + cover letter to creating an adorable personal stationery suite...and beyond!  FIRST THINGS FIRST Everyone who purchases one of our complete sorority packets—even those who choose to have us format their resume...

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What to do for Sorority Recruitment in March-May

It’s here—the second installment of our sorority recruitment timeline! If you’re late to the party (or just working through this whole pre-recruitment thing on your own, without adhering to the typical deadlines provided by an alumnae Panhellenic), be sure to read through our January + February checklist before beginning. All set? Let’s dig in and start checking things off! RECRUITMENT CHECKLIST: MARCH-MAY MARCH Register with your local alumnae Panhellenic organization. Even if you missed out on attending an informational meeting held by your local alumnae Panhellenic, the women who are members of these organizations can help provide you with crucial letters of recommendation. Be sure to register as soon as possible. Finalize the list of sorority alumnae who will write...

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What to do for Sorority Recruitment in January + February

It's still early in the year, we know. But we can't over-emphasize the importance of using the first two months of 2020 to do some serious information-gathering and prep work for sorority recruitment. The more prepared you are, the less stressed you'll be when deadlines start hitting later in the spring. Here's what your January-February should look like if you want to stay ahead of the game AND sane while prepping for recruitment! RECRUITMENT CHECKLIST: JANUARY-FEBRUARY Identify your local Alumnae Panhellenic organization. Search "Alumnae Panhellenic [Your City]" on Google to find the organization nearest to you, then register yourself on their website. The women who are members of these organizations can help provide you with crucial letters of recommendation, so make...

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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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