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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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What is an Alumnae Panhellenic?

Submitted photo via @kaseyellrich on Instagram | Featured: AOII Oklahoma State University The rumors are true: One of the best ways you can begin the sorority recruitment process is to attend an informational meeting hosted by an Alumnae Panhellenic. What's an Alumnae Panhellenic, you ask? Let's take a look at the way the dictionary breaks it down and I think you'll start to get the picture.   Pan·hel·len·ic: "All Greek" (So in other words, when people say "It's all Greek to me," they mean that literally.) Really though: An Alumnae Panhellenic is an organization affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference, or NPC. Have you heard of Kappa Kappa Gamma, or Pi Beta Phi, or Delta Gamma? These sororities and 23 other houses all...

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2017 Guide to Recruitment Information Meetings in Dallas/Fort Worth

UPDATE January 2019: Looking for information about meetings taking place in 2019? Stop by our current Dallas-Fort Worth directory here! One of the best ways you can begin this process is to attend an informational meeting hosted by an alumnae Panhellenic, so to help you find the Dallas/Fort Worth area forum nearest you, we’ve compiled a list of all of the local meetings taking place. If you have any questions regarding the district you fall into, we encourage you to get in touch with a Panhellenic representative using the website links below.  Organization: Dallas Alumnae Panhellenic | http://www.dallaspanhellenic.org The Dallas Alumnae Panhellenic Association will hold a Recruitment Information Forum to share information about the process of sorority recruitment. Topics covered will include the value of joining...

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What to Include on a Sorority Resume

We’re continuing our conversation about all things sorority recruitment with today’s post on creating the perfect sorority resume for your sorority packet. If you’re new to the blog and feeling a little overwhelmed by all the Alpha-Delta-Kappa-Panhellenic terminology, be sure to swing by the first installment of our series: The Recruitment Information Packet. All set? Let’s dive right in by breaking down a standard social resume section by section!  HEADER Name Address Home Number Cell Number Email Note: Put your name front and center at the top of your resume and make sure that it stands out. This can be accomplished by bolding your name, increasing the font size, or both! You can also get creative with your font style, but remember...

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How to Thank the Alumnae Writing Your Letters of Recommendation

While we're not etiquette experts like Emily Post, we are alum who frequently write Letters of Recommendation for girls going through sorority recruitment. Based on that experience, here are a few tips to keep in mind when it’s time to show your appreciation for the women on the receiving end of your sorority packets.  1. INCLUDE A SHORT + PERSONAL NOTE OF THANKS VIA YOUR COVER LETTER Your cover letter is your first opportunity to tell the alumna writing your Rec Letter just how much her time means to you. If you’re modeling your cover letter off of our free download, you can include a handwritten note of thanks at the bottom of your typed (generic) letter. We also recommend including your university’s deadline for receiving...

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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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