Why I Chose Kappa Alpha Theta

Hi guys! Today I am sharing with you why I chose to become a member of Kappa Alpha Theta… and honestly Greek Life in general. Deciding to become a member of a sorority can be a hard decision. I think the picture Hollywood paints of it ruins it for a lot of people because they don’t understand what it is truly about. I guess the truth is that you never really know until you become a part of it. Besides that, the process is long, tiring, and can leave you feeling stressed to the max. But the rewards for joining far out-weigh the recruitment process.

 

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My twin (far right) and I (far left), and our Big (center)! This was Set 1 of Recruitment this past year!

 

For me, joining a sorority was something I always going to do. Growing up I couldn’t wait for the day that I could go to college for that reason. My grandma, mom, sisters, aunts, and cousins all joined and hearing their stories made me so impatient. I also had several male family members join fraternities. I guess you could going Greek is something you do in my family! Finally, when it was my turn it was so exciting (and nerve-racking)!

So why did I choose Kappa Alpha Theta?

The answer is pretty simple… it was home. You probably hear a lot of girls saying that, but I think that only goes to show just how strong that feeling is. My fellow Thetas became a rock for me when school got stressful or being away from home was hard. I know school is also the reason you go to college, and you may feel that a sorority will get in the way of that. All I have to say about this is that no matter what school comes first, and it is like that for every sorority! Most have study hours at least once a week to encourage it (and there is nothing better than studying with your sisters). We, as houses, also have a friendly competition to see who can get the highest house GPA (if that helps motivate you!).

 

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This was Bid Day 2016!

It is crazy the relationships that can come out of an experience like this! If you have any questions be sure to ask! I am here to help in any way I can! I will definitely be sharing more on this as I have stuff to say, but your questions are always welcome.

XOXO- Christi

 

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