Why do you want to join our fraternity?
Acceptance. The first and most common reason why guys join a fraternity is because they are looking for acceptance. Your fraternity provides that opportunity. To gain their confidence, you have to make them feel like they are part of the group.
What are the benefits of joining a frat?
If you are considering joining a fraternity or sorority, here are some benefits you might gain as a result:Make Connections. Build Your Resume. Learn New Skills. Volunteer in the Community. Balance Academic and Social Activities. Create Lifelong Friendships.
Does being in a fraternity help you get a job?
Often sorority and fraternity members offer networking possibilities. They also used to be more influential in the past. However, they are not really known as assets to help one in finding a job. In the US, jobs go begging, especially in computer science and engineering related fields.
What is the richest fraternity?
How long can you go to jail for hazing?
If a member of a student organization is found guilty of hazing that harms a student, then they’ll be charged with a third-degree felony—which comes with up to 5 years of prison time and up to $5,000 in fines.
What are the effects of hazing?
These consequences may include: Physical, emotional, and/or mental instability. Sleep deprivation. Loss of sense of control and empowerment.
How did hazing begin?
It can be traced back to Plato. It all started with the founding of his school Plato’s Academy way back in 387 B.C. Hazing at the time was called pennalism. Pennalism means “a system of mild oppression and torment practiced upon first year students” (Collins Dictionary).
Does hazing still exist?
Hazing can happen over a period of a semester or an entire year. The effects of these rituals can be physically as well as emotionally damaging. In some cases, as in the case of FAMU student Robert Champion, hazing can be deadly, but it still continues even with the publicity over the past several years!