Fall RUSH 2019

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A Note from VP of Membership

Hi Prospective Rushee, 

Welcome and thank you for kickstarting your Alpha Kappa Psi journey as a potential rushee!

My name is Saarini Madhava and I am a senior at Chapman with a major in Public Relations and Advertising and a minor in Law, Justice, and Social Control. I want to personally give you a brief understanding of our chapter’s recruitment process and help clarify any doubts you may have. 

Rush week is meant for you to learn about the Rho Chi Chapter and for us to learn about you. Each day offers different experiences where you can interact with active members and challenge yourself. This week also offers a unique opportunity for you to grow as an individual and hone your professional skills. Our chapter consists of individuals from all majors and all backgrounds, so you will definitely be able to relate to someone. 

“I am the one thing in life I can control. I am inimitable. I am original.”

-Lin-Manuel Miranda

An important part of rush week is seeing if Alpha Kappa Psi is a good fit for you and if you are a good fit for the organization. The best way to do this is to just be yourself. Alpha Kappa Psi is made up of those who value and capitalize on their individuality. Show us who you are and what makes you, you. 

Alpha Kappa Psi offers the opportunity to master your professional skills, leadership qualities, team work abilities, and so much more. The Rho Chi Chapter also prides itself on its vast alumni network and active member brotherhood. Each time I reach out to an alumni with questions about their career path, they always respond with useful advice and connect me with the right people. When I rushed my second semester freshman year, I immediately created a bond with my pledge brothers who I still to this date have as my biggest supporters. Being a member of Alpha Kappa Psi has given me my closest friends, my Chapman experience, a strong work ethic, everlasting alumni connections, and a group of people who challenge and encourage me everyday. 

By attending rush, you too can open the doors to the benefits of Alpha Kappa Psi. 

I hope to meet you at rush and we are so excited to get to know you!
Please email me if you have any questions, concerns, or if you just want to connect. rhochimembership@gmail.com 

Thank you for your time, 

Saarini Madhava


 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the proper Rush attire?

Alpha Kappa Psi is a business professional fraternity. It follows that the majority of our rush events require you to dress business professional, unless stated otherwise. Generally speaking, please follow these guidelines for business professional:

Men: Ties, collared shirts, suit jackets, slacks, high socks, matching dress (wingtips are acceptable) and belt. Please refrain from wearing: denim, suede shoes, or any suit jackets in colors that are not interview appropriate.

Women: solid colored blazers, skirts or pantsuits, interview appropriate accessories, heels(shorter than 4 inches). Please refrain from wearing: open toed shoes or wedges, open back shirts, or boots.

 

Do I have to be a Business Major to rush?

No, Alpha Kappa Psi recognizes the universal nature of business and is open to all majors. Our brothers have a wide variety of academic interests ranging from Business to Creative Producing to Graphic Design. 

 

Are all rush events mandatory?

Although our rush events are not mandatory, it is highly encouraged that serious applicants attend all rush events. These events provide opportunities for rushees to learn about Alpha Kappa Psi and interact with Active brothers as well as allowing Actives to learn about rushees. If you cannot make an event please email Rhochimembership@gmail.com with the event you will be missing as well as the reason for your absence. 

More Questions?

Contact our VP of Membership at rhochimembership@gmail.com

The Fall rush application is Due wednesday September 18 @ 5pm.

A $20 APPLICATION FEE IS DUE WITH THIS ONLINE APPLICATION. VENMO @CHAPMANAKPSI OR BRING AN ENCLOSED ENVELOPE TO THE RUSH EVENTS. 

It is recommended that you wait until after PD Night to submit your application- you will have the opportunity to work one on one with an active member on refining your resume and cover letter.

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