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    Greek Question

    For all you Greeks on CF, what were your reasons for going Greek? Reason I ask is, I'm giving a persuasive speech on it for my class, I was just wondering what fellow Greeks reasons were for joining a fraternity/sorority.

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    Re: Greek Question

    When I joined it was because, quite honestly, of friends and the lure of parties and sorority girls. As the years have gone by I've realized how valuable the diverse friendships I made while a frat boy. A good example is I got a good job at a company owned by the family of a frat brother, and then when the company sold, another frat brother (now attorney) helped me incorporate to start my own company. I was one of the poorer guys in the frat house (think I was the only one who had to work through school) but the relationships I made then have truly helped me live a more successful life than I probably would've on my own.



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    Re: Greek Question

    My older brother was part of a frat and, because I was a little familiar with the system, I decided to look into it. I didn't join my brother's fraternity because I was drawn to another frat whose motto was "Builder of Men." That intrigued me. Joining that frat gave me an instant support group where I was encouraged in a 4-fold development: academically, spiritually, socially and physically. When I faced academic struggles my 1st semester, a number of my brothers helped & encouraged me.


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    Re: Greek Question

    Quote Originally Posted by kentkel View Post
    My older brother was part of a frat and, because I was a little familiar with the system, I decided to look into it. I didn't join my brother's fraternity because I was drawn to another frat whose motto was "Builder of Men." That intrigued me. Joining that frat gave me an instant support group where I was encouraged in a 4-fold development: academically, spiritually, socially and physically. When I faced academic struggles my 1st semester, a number of my brothers helped & encouraged me.
    Glad to see another fellow FarmHouse man on CF!

    I joined a great fraternity. The brotherhood, alumni relations, reputation on campus, support networks, number of involvement and participation opportunities. The Greek community has plenty of opportunities. Members of the Greek Community are usually very successful upon graduation, and the Greek GPA is almost always higher than the ISU average.


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    Re: Greek Question

    took summer school prior to my freshman year. wasn't a huge fan of the dorms (not knocking those that chose not to go greek, I just felt something was missing for me). walked up to a house I had heard good things about and was welcomed in and given a tour. hung out there for the last few weeks of the summer and then eventually signed a bid card. that was the best decision i could have made IMO.

    after that day it was busting hymens and paddling a$$es for this guy!!!



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    Re: Greek Question

    Might wanna be more clear when asking about "going Greek".



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    Re: Greek Question

    Quote Originally Posted by kentkel View Post
    My older brother was part of a frat and, because I was a little familiar with the system, I decided to look into it. I didn't join my brother's fraternity because I was drawn to another frat whose motto was "Builder of Men." That intrigued me. Joining that frat gave me an instant support group where I was encouraged in a 4-fold development: academically, spiritually, socially and physically. When I faced academic struggles my 1st semester, a number of my brothers helped & encouraged me.
    Quote Originally Posted by MRN4ISU View Post
    Glad to see another fellow FarmHouse man on CF!

    I joined a great fraternity. The brotherhood, alumni relations, reputation on campus, support networks, number of involvement and participation opportunities. The Greek community has plenty of opportunities. Members of the Greek Community are usually very successful upon graduation, and the Greek GPA is almost always higher than the ISU average.
    Another FarmHouse brother here.

    I looked at a couple houses at ISU and was drawn to FH by the drive/motivation of the house and their focus on member development. In addition to anything house-specific, all the activities that occur within the Greek community provided excellent opportunities for leadership development and networking.


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    Re: Greek Question

    i like ******* chicks. seemed the easiest way to do so.


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