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by Debbie Thornton,Bonnie

Free eBook Ready for Rush: The Must-have Manual for Sorority Rushees! download ISBN: 0966104927
Author: Debbie Thornton,Bonnie
Publisher: Hamblett House Inc (June 1, 1999)
Language: English
Pages: 176
Category: Teaching and Education
Subcategory: Schools and Teaching
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Written by two women who enjoyed their experience as sorority sisters, Ready for Rush, contains personal essays, checklists, and historical and current information relating to Greek A hands-on book for college bound young women who are curious about sorority life. Thousands of women participate in sorority rush each year, and this "how to" book gives them the inside scoop.

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Ready for Rush: The Must-have Manual for Sorority Rushees! by Debbie Thornton, Bonnie. ISBN 9780966104929 (978-661049-2-9) Softcover, Hamblett House Inc, 1999.

Thousands of women participate in sorority rush each year, and this "how to" book gives them the inside scoop

Thousands of women participate in sorority rush each year, and this "how to" book gives them the inside scoop. Written by two women who enjoyed their experience as sorority sisters, Ready for Rush, contains personal essays, checklists, and historical and current information relating to Greek life on America"s campues.

Sorority recruitment or rush is a process in which university undergraduate women join a sorority. It is a procedure that includes a number of themed rounds in which different events are included. The rounds are followed by preference night and finally bid day in which a college student receives an invitation to join a certain sorority. The recruitment process is different at all universities and different universities have different sororities, meaning not all schools have the same chapters.

In RUSH, Lisa Patton digs deep into the secret world of sorority rush . The haves’ belief that the sorority, which must uphold many rules, need not cater to those they wish to exclude.

In RUSH, Lisa Patton digs deep into the secret world of sorority rush where sisterhood is held sacred. But beneath these bonds a groundswell is emerging threatening to break apart the sisterhood and dismantle the sorority unless a long standing tradition can be broken. Through the years, I have worked with sorority women as an adviser and as an international volunteer. In these roles, I visited over 100 collegiate chapters throughout the US and Canada, including almost all of the SEC schools. Ole Miss was a perfect choice for the setting.

If a rushee didn’t have at least one legacy, along with strong . Surely the sorority girls and housemother knew the routine by now, I told myself a. .

If a rushee didn’t have at least one legacy, along with strong recommendations from her hometown alumnae, she was cut at the end of the first day. We never considered a girl who didn’t have a solid grade point from high-school. The dilemma lay not between rushing upstairs to call 911 or rushing downstairs to aid Eleanor Vanderson. It lay between continuing upstairs at a leisurely pace to take a bath or returning downstairs to peek cautiously from the porch before I went upstairs to take a bath. Surely the sorority girls and housemother knew the routine by now, I told myself as I teetered on one foot. We’d had a drill less than twenty-four hours ago.

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Sorority Rush Guide There are five topics that are absolutely off-limits for rush: boys, booze, Bible, ballot and bids

Transferring Colleges. But to give you an idea of what rush is like, and to help you rise above all the other rushees, here's a day-by-day guide to this crazy, crazy week. What you do. Round 1: Open House. There are five topics that are absolutely off-limits for rush: boys, booze, Bible, ballot and bids. Gushing about a frat guy that you’re seeing when it turns out the girl who is rushing you used to date him will certainly hurt your chances at being invited back to her house, and bragging about all the shots you downed the night before doesn’t exactly showcase your poise and class to a group of women.

A hands-on book for college bound young women who are curious about sorority life. Thousands of women participate in sorority rush each year, and this "how to" book gives them the inside scoop. Written by two women who enjoyed their experience as sorority sisters, Ready for Rush, contains personal essays, checklists, and historical and current information relating to Greek life on America's campues.
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I'm submitting this review on behalf of the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), which is a conference of 26 national sororities, including the sororities to which the authors belong.
In certain respects, Ready for Rush is the book we've dreamed of - a straightforward, positive account of the benefits of sorority membership, both during college and in the years beyond. Of particular note are the wonderful testimonials from sorority alumnae from all walks of life, which speak of shared values and lifelong friendships. The authors are also to be commended for stressing the importance of being one's self during the formal recruitment process, and of the focus on and desirability of good grades, a commitment to community service, and active participation in sorority affairs.
Other aspects of the book pose some concern. The book contains one brief mention of "no frills Rush" (a term used to describe various recommendations adopted by NPC in 1991 geared at re-focusing sorority recruitment toward personal interaction and conversation, rather than on the various "trappings" with which sorority rush has long been associated (i.e., matching outfits, decorations, skits and routines)); however, the authors' advice clearly presupposes a recruitment environment that is "full frills" and, as such, may not (and, we hope, does not) accurately reflect the changing sorority recruitment process. Also of concern is the "Stop, Look and Sniff" chapter, which attempts to categorize sororities and their members into various stereotypes, all of which seems rather superficial and more along the lines of what we would expect to see from non-greek authors.
Given the book's target audience, however, the greatest concern from NPC's perspective lies with the authors' advice on the preparation necessary for formal recruitment. Although it is certainly important to present oneself well in any social situation where one is to meet new people, women intent on pledging a sorority need not purchase an entirely new wardrobe, go on a diet, get a professional manicure, change to a particular hairstyle, purchase tea cards or do any "homework" about the sororities they'll meet. Rather, they should simply appear as they generally would for any interactive situation, dressed in a manner they consider appropriate for the weather and region (suggestions from the formal recruitment handbook and panhellenic officers are usually available and helpful, particularly insofar as dress norms for formal recruitment can differ greatly from region to region), and be ready to meet and converse with new people! By going into formal recruitment with an open mind and presenting herself as she really is, albeit in the best light possible, a young woman will be most likely to find a place in the sorority that suits her best, so that she can enjoy all the wonderful benefits of membership that the authors rightfully tout as being part and parcel of sorority life.
JoJosho
I found this book after much searching on how to be ready for college. It had so much useful advice and not coming from a family with sorority members, it really helped me prepare. While it is politically incorrect to say that there are certain type of houses, the reality is that there are, and this book helps to point that out in a fun way. It also stresses the importance of grades, getting involved, and being yourself. I would recommend this to anyone heading off to college and thinking of joining a sorority..it helped me!
JoJolar
This book does highlight a number of the reasons why I joined a sorority and why I love the Greek system. However, preparing yourself like this book recommends will only create more problems. If you aren't yourself you can easily end up in the "wrong" house.