College Greek Life: Should You Join a Fraternity or Sorority? (FLOWCHART)

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When it comes to higher education, for many greek life comes no less important than dorm facilities! Indeed, joining a fraternity in US or a drinking society in the UK has become a student tradition. Students aspire for joining fraternities and sororities to become a full-blown part of college community. Sitll, for some students joning a fraternity is an important question they can't decide on. Obviously, there are certain downsides to the greek life like alcohol and sex binges you can often learn about on the news. Previously, the Typical Student team told you about 10 SCANDALOUS Drinking Societies in UK Universities You Didn’t Know Exist

What Do Fraternity Members Do? 

As a rule, fraternities and sororities have five common elements:

  • secrecy
  • single-sex membership
  • initiation ceremonies
  • residential property 
  • Greek heraldry and symbols

Apart from drinking and throwing parties, fraternity members occasionally do something nice. For instance, they may engage in charity and philanthropic activities or help their newly graduated members get a job. 

Should You Join a Fraternity or Sorority?

It's no secret that many famous people and influencers have joined fraternities and sororities for a reason. Among the obvious pros of student Greek life is networking and social skills. As for the cons, it can be quite costly as well as time consuming. All in all, joining a frat is not a bad idea if you want to enjoy your life on campus and have as much fun as possible. If you're still in doubt, check the flowchart below to dispel all your doubts:

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Any questions or propositions?