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How to Make Your Sorority Packet Stand Out

A Recruitment Information Packet (aka Sorority Packet) is a bundle of goodness that’s all about you! From the outside envelope to the photos, resume, cover letter, and recommendation on the inside, each and every element is an opportunity to showcase your personality.   A sorority packet is the first thing a sorority will see before you walk through the door of their house on day 1 of recruitment. It’s an extremely important tool for alumnae AND for sorority women, because it helps them get to know your strengths, accomplishments, and passions! So if everyone’s sending them, how do you make yours stand out? Customizing Your Sorority Packet Creating your sorority packet from the ground up is a chance to express yourself and have...

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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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Going through sorority recruitment for a second time? Here's what you need to know!

Sophomores + upperclassmen who are getting ready to go through sorority recruitment for the second time, buckle up...we have the best, most encouraging blog post for you today!There's something we have to say before we begin, though. Whether you did not receive a bid at the end of your first recruitment experience or you chose to remove yourself from the process before bids were extended, you are NOT the only woman in this situation. Sorority recruitment is more competitive than ever before simply due to the fact that college enrollment and interest in joining a sorority has increased over the years. Questions about going through recruitment for a second time, rushing as a sophomore, and creating a social resume as an upperclassman are among the most...

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Choosing Colors for Your Sorority Recruitment Packets

When submitting your sorority packet to alumnae to gather recommendations for sorority recruitment, it’s important to ensure that your social resume and cover letter accurately represent who you are and what you’re all about. As we’ve mentioned before, personal branding is the practice of developing and delivering a cohesive representation of yourself in print, online, and in person. The point? To stand out and remain memorable in situations ranging from job interviews to sorority recruitment! Each of our sorority packet designs can be customized with your preferred design and personal details, and we also offer HUNDREDS of color combinations so that your packet is sure to stand out from the rest. Feeling overwhelmed by all the options on our color...

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Personal Branding (and what it has to do with Sorority Recruitment)

Personal branding. It's a buzz word thrown around by top-tier publications and bloggers alike. But what does it mean for you—and more importantly, what does it have to do with your sorority recruitment journey?  Actually, a lot! So let's start by breaking down what a personal brand actually is. PERSONAL BRANDING AND SORORITY RECRUITMENT First things first: a personal brand is more than just a logo. Personal branding is the practice of developing and delivering a cohesive representation of yourself in print, online, and in person. Since you're still months away from meeting any sorority chapter members face to face, for the time being we'll keep our focus on those first two aspects—in print and online. Don't you worry, though. We'll have A LOT to say about sorority recruitment conversations, recruitment-appropriate attire,...

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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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