HEY BABES!

 
 

Here is a checklist for sorority recruitment!

Let me know if you have any questions about sorority recruitment! You can email me or DM me on Instagram. I will get back to you as soon as possible.

later babes!

Sloan

P.S. If you want a print out version, email me and I will send it to you.

 
 

#1 REGISTER

 
 

When to do this: before the price increases


The first thing you have to do is register for sorority recruitment. I know it’s obvious….

Here is an FYI: At most colleges, the price increases as you get closer to sorority recruitment.

How to Register: The easiest way is to google “Panhellenic sorority recruitment at insert your college name”. Then, you will be directed to your college’s Panhellenic website. There you will find all the basic information about sorority recruitment, information about the sororities on your campus, and information about registration.

 
 

#2 CREATE A SOCIAL RESUME

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: During OR right after registration


You should make this as soon as possible. You might be required to attach your resume to your registration.

Also, you will send your social resume to all the women who are going to write your REC letters.

Wondering what to include in your social resume?

 
 

#3 GET REC LETTERS

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: you can start getting rec letters after you register. getting rec letters is usually time consuming. i recommend to start sonner rather than later.


REC letters are important element to sorority recruitment.

What’s a REC letter?

Essentially, a REC letter is a form filled out by an alumni of the sorority saying you would be an amazing addition to the sorority.

How many REC letters do you need?

Ideally, you need one REC letter for each sorority on your campus. If you have multiple REC letters for the same sorority, it does not help you more. You just need one.

When do the sororities need to have your REC letters?

You will need to have these letters into the sorority at least 7 days before sorority recruitment starts. Make sure to check on your Panhellenic website for the cut off date.

Want to know more?

 
 

#4 CLEAN UP ALL SOCIAL MEDIA

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: After your register


It’s 2018 and the sororities are not only looking at your REC letters, GPA, and involvement, but also your social media.

Why?

They want to see what you are interested in, what you are really like, and if there are any red flags. The two major red flags are posts about drinking and doing drugs.

When should you clean up your social media?

The sooner the better. Once you have registered, the sororities will have your name… and they will start to look you up on social media.

Still curious?

 
 

#5 CONNECT WITH SORORITY MEMBERS YOU KNOW

 
 

When to do this: 1 month before sorority recruitment.


Sorority girls talk. Especially about sorority recruitment.

They talk about what they are required to wear. They talk about practicing for sorority recruitment. They talk about girls going through sorority recruitment. This is why it’s so important to reach out to sorority members at your college before sorority recruitment.

 

Who to reach out to?

Reach out to girls that went to your high school. Girls that you have mutual friends with. Girls that know your name. Girls that like you.

 

What you will get out of it?

You will be putting your best foot forward. You will letting them know you are interested in all the sororities on campus. You will be getting an inside scoop.

Want to know more?

 
 

#6 PICK OUT ALL YOUR OUTFITS

 
 
 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: 2 weeks before sorority recruitment


Start to plan out your outfits. Make sure to look at your Panhellenic guide to see if there are any mandatory requirements. Also, look at the sororities’ instagrams to see what they are wearing.

You don’t have to buy all new outfits. I always recommend looking in your closet first.

Here are some outfit guides to help you out.

 
 

#7 PRACTICE MAKEUP AND HAIR

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: 1 week before sorority recruitment


Now, I am not saying your H A V E to sit down and actually practice what you are going to do. B U T … this is a good way to make sure you have everything you need. You don’t want to be the girl running around the dorm at 5 AM looking for a bobby pin.

About one week before sorority recruitment, go through your makeup and make sure you have everything you need to look your best. Then, do the same thing for you hair routine.

Also, it’s important to note do whatever you feel most comfortable in. If you don’t like your hair curled, wear it straight or natural. Focus on being you!

 
 

#8 PACK YOUR EMERGENCY KIT

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: 1 week before sorority recruitment


At a lot of colleges, sorority recruitment is an all day event.

Your emergency kit will help you survive sorority recruitment and look your best throughout the day.

Want to know what to pack in your emergency kit?

 
 

#9 PRACTICE SMALL TALK.

START THINKING ABOUT WHAT YOU DID THIS SUMMER.

IF YOU ARE GOING THROUGH SPRING RECRUITMENT, COME UP WITH A LIST OF WHAT YOU DID FALL SEMESTER.

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: 1 week before sorority recruitment


Sorority recruitment is A L L about small talk. The sorority members are going to ask you about your summer (or Fall semester) during the first round. It’s important to have a list of the things you did in the back of your mind. That way you can you won’t be caught off guard.

Want a list of the top questions the sorority members ask?

How to master small talk.

 
 

#10 READ OVER YOUR COLLEGE’S PANHELLENIC GUIDE

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: 5 days before sorority recruitment


A couple of days before sorority recruitment, you should read over your college’s Panhellenic guide or recruitment guide.

This guide will give you a lot of information about the sororities on campus and what to expect for sorority recruitment.

 
 

#11 GET YOUR NAILS DONE

 
 

WHEN TO DO THIS: 2 days before sorority recruitment


Treat yourself, and go get your nails done!