Why I Encourage Everyone To Go Through Recruitment
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Why I Encourage Everyone To Go Through Recruitment

There is no "typical sorority girl," you might be surprised on what you find.

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Why I Encourage Everyone To Go Through Recruitment
SNC Kappa Beta Gamma

As college has flown by, I look back on the choices I have made. Hands down, one of the best decisions I ever made was joining Greek Life.

As most people know, there are stereotypes that follow joining a sorority or fraternity, yet there are always exceptions to the rules, and at my small college I have been lucky enough to find that all Greek Life here has shattered all those stereotypes.

Everyone I have met, whether in a different sorority than mine or the same, has been nothing but kind to me. Being in a different sorority doesn't make you wrong, it just means that you found a group of girls that you connected with, and no one can blame you for that.

I encourage anyone and everyone to take a chance and go through recruitment. At least experience it before you write it off. You might be surprised at what you find.

Being in a sorority has taught me so many things including gaining confidence in myself, leadership skills and most importantly a group of friends that I absolutely adore.

Recruitment is an exhausting process, and not everyone will feel the desire to go through with pledging a sorority, but the important part is that you give it a shot. Recruitment is not only exciting for the girls going through it, but for the sorority that is recruiting. Recruitment is one of my favorite times of the year because I love meeting the new girls and being able to share a little piece of my sorority's history with them.

Even if a girl chooses a different sorority than mine, I still find it so exciting to see a girl find her new home in whichever sorority they choose.

It's hard to explain the pure joy you experience when you recieve a bid from a sorority and also the overwhelming feeling and whirlwind you experience during recruitment. However, it is an experience that I would recommend to each and every girl that I meet.

It is also hard to explain the bond between each and every girl in a sorority, and the immediate dedication you gain when pledging. The history of each sorority seems so much bigger than you, and the feeling that you're a part of it is so amazing.

I would not be the person I am today without going through recruitment freshman year and meeting all the wonderful girls in my sorority. I am eternally grateful for all my experiences.

I encourage everyone to go through recruitment, even if you decide in the end it is not for you, just experiencing the process can allow you to make new friends and get to know what sororities are all about. Plus, what have you got to lose?

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