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Impressive Facts About Fraternities In The United States!

The Greek social system in the United States of America has gotten a lot of exposure in the past couple of years because of its presence in movies like Old School and in TV shows. Many think that being part of a fraternity or a sorority in North America means extravagant hazing, drinking beer and having sex. Some of these activities may be true but the reality is that fraternities and sororities are way more than that. A fraternity is a brotherhood. "It is an organized society of men associated together in an environment of companionship; dedicated to the intellectual, physical, and social development of its members". According to Fraternity Info, The Greek system is a network of about 5 million alumni members occupying different important leadership roles in society.

When fraternity recruitment starts this year and yourself and fellow brothers get bombarded with questions on the value that comes with being part of this family, here are some informative facts about Greek life in the U.S that will surely impress potential pledgees.

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