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Rushing as a Sophomore: What you need to know about going through sorority recruitment as an upperclassman

We’re back again with more excellent advice from our friend MacKenzie! A 2017 grad of University of Texas, she pledged Alpha Phi as a sophomore in 2014. You can read our previous interview with her about what recruitment is like at the University of Texas here. This time around, we’re breaking down the fact and the fiction of going through sorority recruitment as an upperclassman! Do you think rushing as a sophomore was harder or easier than it would have been as a freshman? “If anything, it was easier for me. I was coming in with a year of school under my belt, so I didn’t feel like I was coming in totally blind. I actually think that helped! I...

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Don't Make These Small Talk Mistakes During Sorority Recruitment

Advice about rush week conversations—questions you might be asked, questions you should be asking, topics that are safe to bring up, topics you definitely shouldn't mention—is all over Pinterest. We already touched briefly on the five "B Words" in the first installment of Rush Advice You Shouldn't Be Taking, and today, we're continuing that conversation by sharing our take on small talk mistakes...and how to avoid them! DON'T MAKE THESE SMALL TALK MISTAKES 1. You fielded a TON of questions and shared a lot about yourself...but you can't remember the name of the person you just spent the last fifteen minutes talking to. You know what almost everyone's favorite talking point is? Themselves. And that includes the sorority women you'll be meeting this fall during rush week!...

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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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