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Old 07-12-2000, 02:11 PM
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Question Can you explain..?

I am going to be a senior in high school, so I am asking this question a little early. But could someone explain rush to me, what is the diference between informal and formal? What do you do? I am an only child and my mom never rushed, I am really confussed, but I want to be in a soroity, please help!

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Old 07-12-2000, 02:20 PM
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An explanation of Formal Recruitment can be found at:
http://panhellenic.tripod.com/FAQ.html

Informal recruitment (also known as Continuous Open Bidding) takes place all year long. It is less structured than Formal Recruitment and the interested women only visit those houses they are most interested in. However, only chapters that are below campus total can participate in COB. If you are going to a large campus with a large Greek population, chances are that most houses will reach campus total or go above it during formal recruitment. Until their membership drops below total, they will not be able to take additional new members.

There have been several threads about Rush, bid-matching, informal vs. formal rush, etc. on these boards. I've responded to many of the threads, so if you do a search for my user name (PnguinTrax) in the Greek Life and Rush forums you should come up with all those topics (and more).

Good luck!

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Old 07-21-2000, 09:48 PM
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Just letting you know that you're not alone!
I'm still in h.s., and I'm the oldest child and my mom wasn't in a sorority. I know how you feel! There's a lot of info on these boards that should help us when we rush.

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