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“Once I started asking myself those questions, I couldn’t run from the problems of Greek life anymore,” she said. Being able to show that, I think, is the single most important factor in admissions to elite universities. Asked if the administration is considering housing reform in response to racism and misogyny in Greek life, “the short answer is yes,” McMahon said. If Columbia or NYU's package had been anywhere near as good as Duke's, I'd probably be in New York City right now. But basically over the course of three days or so, all the girls get dressed up and meet in one central location with representatives from all the sororities and proceed to girl-flirt with each other in six-hour sessions until the sororities come up with a list of who they want. It just might not be the exact field they want. “The university understands the challenges related to COVID-19 student expectations,” said Rebecca Mickler, director of Greek Life, and Annie Mullarkey Sawa, director of student conduct, in a statement to The Duke. “You can never eliminate the selectivity issue of who’s allowed entrance into these organizations to begin with.”.

Because the suspension began immediately, all Greek chapters were prohibited from even meeting virtually to break the news to their members, Crouch said. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Take these impressions with a grain of salt and if you're interested, do your own research.

Example: I was interviewing for a consulting internship along with eight other candidates, and even though we were directly competing against each other for two spots, several of the other candidates were totally willing to prep together and share case strategies, and they've honestly become friends through that.

New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Does Duke have a more cutthroat or collaborative culture?

ADPhi, KA, and DSig are generally considered the best houses. The independent news organization of Duke University. IFC Recruitment for 2021 is still being finalized, but will happen around the start of classes in January 2021. I'm not a huge believer in Tufts syndrome.

Senior Kate Chen, president of the Duke Panhellenic Association, responded in an email to Abolish Duke IFC & Panhel’s statements. So if you've been taking Trinity classes for a semester or two (or three or four or five), and decide you want to transfer, it will be basically impossible without staying at Duke for an extra year (or two or...). Counselor Rec: (7) My counselor and I loved each other (not in a weird way) but I don't know if she said anything particularly interesting, Country (if international applicant): USA, Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.