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Old 11-19-2019, 08:55 PM
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Hi!! I am a sophomore from GA and go to Georgia Southern University! I have always wanted to rush since high school but I haven't been able to the last two years. I don't really like the idea of rushing in the spring due to limited sororities participating in rush. will post more on the recruitment topic
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:58 PM
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If you are halfway through your sophomore year, going through informal rush in the spring might be a better idea than waiting until you are a junior.
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Old 11-20-2019, 07:23 AM
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My son goes there--GATA!

Your choices may be really limited in the spring unless you know a lot of sorority members.
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Old 11-20-2019, 05:41 PM
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Didn't D-Phi-E re-organize in the fall at Georgia Southern? I would think they would still be recruiting.
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Old 11-20-2019, 07:02 PM
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Typically as you advance through your college years, your chances of receiving a bid decrease. I would suggest exploring recruitment this spring. If you don't like the choices, you can refuse to accept any bid offered and would still be eligible to rush in the fall.
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Old 11-20-2019, 08:36 PM
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Along with what FSUZeta said, I'm going to make an assumption that the same chapters that may be open to recruiting juniors next fall would tend to be the same chapters that are recruiting this winter.

Typically, strong recruiting chapters with high retention are going to be at total (and not able to participate in winter recruitment) and they will also be the same chapters who will be less willing to give a bid to a junior next fall. Per RFM, they will be required to make larger cuts early on, and as a junior who won't be around as long, you may be an easy initial cut. I just wouldn't assume that formal recruitment will realistically present you with a larger menu of chapter options.

By joining this winter, you make yourself available to live in the house next year -- an attractive prospect to chapters. I know nothing about Georgia Southern's housing situation, so I'm throwing that out there as another possible reason to join this winter, and one that would possibly enhance your appeal.

Therefore, my advice would be to go through this winter, because I don't think you will have wider options this fall, and you'd be losing out on a semester of membership activities.
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