The Stages Of Winter Sorority Recruitment As Told By A PNM
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The Stages Of Winter Sorority Recruitment As Told By A PNM

"So, what did you do over winter break?"

The Stages Of Winter Sorority Recruitment As Told By A PNM

This past week, my college has had their long-anticipated sorority recruitment events! As a freshman, this week is something that I've been looking forward to since move-in day in August. Here is a sequence of events detailing the average experience of a girl going through Winter Recruitment!

Everyone comes back to school early from winter break. Soon enough it’s the day of the first rush event. You’re excited to see your friends and happy that recruitment is finally here!

You spend a million years on your hair and makeup (like that’ll make a difference).

You gather with your Rho Gamma (Rho Chi/Pi Rho Chi/Gamma Chi) and your recruitment group right before the event. Everyone is terrified but you’re making small talk about winter break and the weather.

You begin to walk to the first location and you feel the nerves kicking in.

Once you get there, you line up in alphabet order as you anticipate meeting the sisters.

You hear the chanting from inside and your legs start to shake even faster.

Suddenly the doors bust open and you are thrust into a room with so many smiling, beautiful girls.

A sister grabs you by the arm and greets you with a smile.

You can feel yourself smiling too much because you want her and the sisters following to like you; so you stop smiling for a little.

“Oh no, what if she’s thinking I’m not interested?", you think to yourself. "I’m totally interested!! I love this sorority!!” So you start smiling again.

You answer the same questions over and over again but try to look like each time is the first time you’ve been asked.

The chanting begins again and just like that, your first party of recruitment week is over!

As the week progresses, your list of sororities narrow as the sororities’ lists of girls narrow which is both scary and exciting.

However, this week is far from flawless. Some clothing disaster happens to you.

Or you get dropped by a house you like.

But you keep on pushing through and tell yourself that recruitment is not for the weak!!

And finally, you find yourself on Preference Night, choosing between two sororities you love.

You wake up the morning of Bid Day and run to get your bid.

There is no word explaining the joy you receive reading the name on your bid!!

As you finally run home, you are relieved to know that you survived recruitment week! You can't wait to join your new home and love on your sisters!!!

Congratulations to all who have found their home this week, and those who have welcomed a new pledge class into their homes! We did it!

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