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Old 03-26-2008, 08:20 PM
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Late Fall 2007 Rush Story

So I decided to tell my recruitment story it is very late but I find it pretty funny. So I go to a small university with only 3 NPC sororities on campus. None of them have houses so their parties happened in different rooms all over campus. I decided to use the names of the really good 80s movies as an alias for the 3 groups.

They are:

Sixteen Candles

Pretty in Pink

The Breakfast Club



The first event we were going to was the ice cream social. I thought this event was so awkward each sorority had like 20 girls there all in there jerseys. I went to the social with my friend Kate and her roommate Molly and as we walked up to the event a large group of girls from one sorority came to say hi. They introduced themselves and started asking us questions right away. We started talking to them expecting girls from the other two groups to come and say hi, but none did the would smile at us but since we were surround by the girls from Pretty in Pink no one stopped to talk.

After like 20 mins of talking to the girls all of the pnms had to go to this room across campus to have a meeting and meet our rho gams. I started to get excited all of the rho gams were so nice so i knew their sisters had to be just as awesome.
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Old 03-26-2008, 10:13 PM
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So the first parties were that tuesday I would be going to The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, then Sixteen Candles. I was happy that Kate and Molly who were in the same group with me.


First we walk into the Breakfast Club the room was really nice it was in room of the smaller ballrooms on campus. The girls sang as we walked in and then escorted us to a seat. The girls were really nice and talk to me like they wanted to really get to know me. I met a lot of them because they had this weird bumping system where like every two minutes they passed me on to a new girl. I had fun though.

The next group was Pretty in Pink. I thought since I had talk to so many of them at the ice cream social this would be fun and I wouldnt be nervous at all. As I walked in the girl that grabbed me off the door I had met at the social. When we sat down to talk she started to ask me my name and all the questions she had already asked me before i couldnt believe she didnt remember me. I guess she met a lot of people and forgot who i was. All the other girls I talk to were nice and bubbly almost a little to peppy that it kinda seemed fake but they were still nice Im not sure that this group was for me even though they were very popular on campus and all the girls in my group loved then.

The last party was Sixteen Candles. They had a really cute theme and they just seemed so down to earth. The first girl I talked to was really bubbly and so sweet and asked me all about my family the next girl I talked to was so funny and very different from the first girl. These girls were known for being smart and the girls you wouldnt expect to be in a sorority. I liked them so much everyone was so different yet you know that they all loved each other.

After the parties we had to rank since this was the first night no one was going to be cut so we would all go to all three parties again. My rankings were:

1. Sixteen Candles
2. The Breakfast Club
3. Pretty in Pink

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Old 03-26-2008, 10:32 PM
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I'm so sad that Pretty in Pink is not rating higher - it's my favorite.
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Old 03-27-2008, 01:28 AM
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DAY 2

I was going in with an open mind since I got invited back to every party the order for the night was Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, then the Breakfast Club.


Pretty in Pink, tonight I met some new girls who were so nice. It was sisterhood night so we played a game to get to know each other. The game was fun I was really starting to like these girls a lot better. We were getting to the end of the game and the question was asked what would you change if you were president of the us one of the sisters said I would make everything Pink. hahaha i laughed so loud and said are you serious everyone just kinda looked at me it was kinda embarrassing. I should have just kept quiet. I still had fun though much better than the last time.

Sixteen Candles, I was so excited for this party I really liked these girls. they showed a video about there sisterhood that kinda made me cry. I really knew this is where I belonged. I just had a blast here we played this game where we try to find out the fun fact about one of the sisters. I found that I had a lot in common with them.


Breakfast Club,I met so many sisters it was kinda overwhelming. We played a game of clean never have i ever. It was very interesting I must say. I liked the girls ok I felt like i never made a connection with them though.


Tonight our Rho Gams prepared us that after tonight we may not be invited to parties the next night but we would get a call tomorrow afternoon if that was the case. So I ranked the parties as the following:

1. Sixteen Candles
2.Pretty in Pink
3. Breakfast Club
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Old 03-27-2008, 09:40 AM
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Yay for Sixteen Candles. More please
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Old 03-27-2008, 11:54 AM
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I am rooting for Sixteen Candles even though I love all of the movies you have listed. Good luck!
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Old 03-27-2008, 12:25 PM
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Day 3
Skit Night


So when all the pnms arrived at meeting spot with our rho gam group we got our schedule for the night. I never recieved a phone call that day so that meant I was invited back to all the parties. I was so surprised I just knew Pretty in Pink was going to cut me but they didnt!! So tonight I would be going to Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, then Breakfast Club.


Sixteen Candles, tonight when we walked in I was grab by the same girl as the first night which made me feel at ease we talked for a bit then it was time for their skit. They did an American Idol skit it was funny and cute. So the next girl that came up to me was so awkward I could tell she wasnt good at making conversation. She asked me the same questions over and over again. I felt like she had been talking to me for an hour I had already caught on to their bumping system so I just sat there praying someone would come bump her soon. Finally someone came and it was instantly better but after like 2 mins of talking it was time to go. Sad story!

Pretty in Pink, They had cutest skit so far it was sex in the city theme(my favorite tv show). I met some new girls and had a good time I was glad that I was invited back to their party. Every party my opinion of them changes which I like.

Breakfast Club, their skit was something about making a rock band it was a little strange. I think I have met like all 60 something women in their chapter. I had started to talk to one sister and she was telling me about her grandfather and for the first time I was starting to feel a connection. Until I ask the next girl I talked to about the last girl and she told me she didnt really know her that well. Though it may have been true that statement just rubbed me the wrong way.

So tonight was so strange for me my rankings did change a little

1. Pretty in Pink
2. Sixteen Candles
3. Breakfast Club
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Old 03-27-2008, 12:32 PM
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Wow, your opinion has changed every night! Crazy!
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Old 03-27-2008, 01:22 PM
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I like this recruitment story because most pnm's will consistently keep the same chapter at the top of their list (usually, not all the time) but these 3 sororities are making quite different impressions on her every day.
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Old 03-27-2008, 05:27 PM
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Oooo I want to find out more!!! Is Day 4 Pref night?
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Old 03-27-2008, 06:43 PM
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DAY 4
Pref Night


So I was so excited for this night and I couldnt wait to find out which two parties I was going to all day. It was around 5pm and I still had not gotten a call from my rho gam so that was good news I was going to at least one party. So they sat us in a room and gave us an invitation saying you have been invited to Pretty in Pink and Sixteen Candles pref parties!!! Then we lined up in alphabetical order to walk to the parties. I was so nervous because I was no longer with the same group of girls. I didnt have Kate behind me to calm me down she since was only invited to Breakfast Club(which is where she really wanted to be so that was good I guess).


Pretty in Pink, We walked in and they annouced our name and we were escorted to a seat where a girl told me why I was invited back and how she thought i would be good for their chapter. I felt so special. We then went into another room for their ceremony which was really sweet and touching.

Sixteen Candles, I was very nervous for this party I saw girls leaving this party crying I didnt know if it was a good cry or if it was a bad cry. I walked in and I was escorted to a seat and given a letter the girl told me one of her sisters wrote this note for me. I read it and it was so sweet and she had even talked about things we had spoken about earlier. I felt like she really listened to me. After reading the girl who had written the note came to me and told me about what her chapter meant to her. We talked and laughed for a while and ate the best red velvet cake I have ever had haha. Then they gave us a red rose was we went to another room for the ceremony. They sang beautiful songs and some seniors talked about their experience. The whole ceremony was a tear jerker every sister up there was crying and so was I. I knew I had I hard choice to make.

We were then lead to a room and told to fill out our pref card. I knew where my heart was leading me but I heard all the girls around me going for the more popular group. I saw lots of girls who were crying as they made their choice some knew exactly what they wanted and what they didnt want so many girl suicided the chapter they really wanted. I didnt know if I should do that or give both groups a chance. Though I liked one group more the other one was just great to be a part of so after like 20 mins of thinking I ranked them:


1. Sixteen Candles
2. Pretty in Pink

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Old 03-27-2008, 06:46 PM
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Hopefully you get accepted to Sixteen Candles!
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Old 03-27-2008, 07:11 PM
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I hope you get sixteen candles as well and I'm glad you went with the sorority you liked throughout all recruitment instead of choosing based on popularity.
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Old 03-27-2008, 07:18 PM
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This is a sweet story. I can't wait to find out where you're at!
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Old 03-27-2008, 07:32 PM
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I am so ready to hear where she finds her home!
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