Tips for Going Greek

-- Consider joining a ''dry'' house that bans alcoholic beverages on the premises

-- Delay pledging until sophomore year to buy time to make the right choice and adjust to independent life on campus

-- Find out about the length and the requirements of pledgeship

-- Ask the dean of students for the grade point averages of recent pledge classes to know how seriously the house takes academics

-- Look at university security reports to see which chapters have been in trouble

-- Stop by the house around 11 p.m. on a random weeknight to check out how conducive it is to study and sleep


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