The Reasons I Joined a Sorority for a Semester


When you think of the quintessential American college experience, one of the first things that come to mind is Greek life. For me, it was one of the aspects of UNC that I was most looking forward to, mainly because I wanted to see how accurate movies and tv series portrayed fraternity and sorority houses at colleges, but also because I admire the focus on ‘sisterhood’ and making strong friendships. I wanted to get to know some people beyond GLOBE whilst at UNC, and this seemed like the perfect way to do so.

Therefore, when I was accepted into GLOBE, I started researching the sorority recruitment process and whether I could even apply as an one-semester exchange student. Representatives from Panhellenic, the organisation that oversees fraternity/sorority affairs at colleges, informed me that they would definitely encourage me to join recruitment and that my status as an exchange stude