Interesting Facts

Hazing is not as common as you may think

Posted by Anna Vitkovskaya on

Sure. Hazing was a problem in the past for many of the Greek groups, but almost all of them are now putting in the effort to try and stamp it out. Anybody that tries to haze a member is just going to get kicked out of the group. We know that this is not exactly a ‘fun’ fact, but it is always worth pointing out so you know that life in a sorority or fraternity is not as bad as you may think!

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The Most Generous Sororities and Fraternities

Posted by Bulat Hametov on

In case you were wondering, Zeta Tau Alpha and Sigma Chi are the most generous of the Greeks on a charity level. The first donated $384,039 in 2011 to charity, the second a fantastic $1,436,883. This is far, far above any of the other organizations! 

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Greeks are more likely to finish college

Posted by Bulat Hametov on

      You may get the idea that these people spend so much time drinking that they never really leave any time to study. Get rid of that idea from your mind! They do not. Many fraternities and sororities have banned alcohol nowadays anyway.  About 71% of Greeks will finish their studies. This is in comparison to 50% of people who are not Greeks. A whopping comparison! 

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Fraternity and Sororities are Fantastic When It comes to Charity

Posted by Bulat Hametov on

It is not just about the waving of flags for these guys! They are just more charitable in general. They give 4 times more to charity than their counterparts!  On average, they donate about $7 million per year to charity AND donate over 850,000 hours!

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America’s Companies are Run by Fraternities

Posted by Bulat Hametov on

Ok! This is not strictly true, but if you look at the executives of Fortune 500 companies, you will notice that 85% of them have been a member of a fraternity at some point. Does this mean that they have better connections, or does it mean that they are more likely to work hard for what they want in their life? 

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