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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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When Should I Take My Sorority Recruitment Photos?

Sorority recruitment might seem like it’s in the distant future while you’re in the midst of planning for spring break, prom, graduation, and all of the exciting moments that come along with being a senior in high school—but it is far from it! Before the craziness of second semester senior life hits you in the upcoming weeks, take some time to slow down and prep for rush week. You’ll thank yourself later! In the beginning months of the year, there are a few tasks you should check off your list in order to stay on track with recruitment planning. This includes cleaning up your resume, drafting a cover letter, beginning to get your Sorority Packets in order, and snapping those...

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What Sorority Recruitment is Really Like at Texas Christian University | PART 2

Written with love by Alina O'Donnell  Now that you have a better idea of what goes down at TCU during sorority recruitment, you should know that there are struggles throughout the process too. It’s a long week that takes a lot out of you, but it’s super rewarding at the end of it all! With the help of some of my fellow class of 2019 graduating sorority members, I’m going to share some more information to help you out! Submitted photos | Featured: Alpha Delta Pi at Texas Christian University What are some rumors you heard about sorority recruitment at TCU prior to recruitment week? “I didn’t hear any rumors. I went in blind because I wanted to have an open...

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What Sorority Recruitment is Really Like at Texas Christian University | PART 1

Sorority recruitment is unique to each and every school! Although certain aspects of the process are similar, there are always certain things that make recruitment special at a particular school. At Texas Christian University, this is no exception. Going through sorority recruitment at TCU was a personal experience that changed my life for the better. In order to give you a better idea of what rush at TCU looks like, I am going to share what really goes down each day of recruitment!

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I Don't Know Anyone in a Sorority...Will I Still Get a Bid?

Connections, connections, connections! Making connections may be super important when applying for future internships or jobs, but they are a totally different story when it comes to sorority recruitment. You don’t need to have connections before going through recruitment, but rather should focus on the chance to make connections throughout the process. Sorority recruitment is not about who you KNOW, it’s about who you ARE!

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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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