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What Was The Moment You Realized Joining A Sorority Was A Mistake?

There might be more to Greek life than meets the eye.

Greek life can be a polarizing topic. While some people loved their experience in a fraternity or sorority, others remember a more toxic environment.

The exterior of a Delta Sigma Theta sorority house

In recent years, more and more news stories have surfaced — many shedding light on some of the darker aspects that can be involved in college Greek life, specifically sororities.

(There have been plenty of stories about fraternities too, but for this post, I'm focusing on sororities.)

Recently, a college student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison opened up about the girls in her sorority constantly comparing themselves and their bodies to one another, which created a harmful environment for her mental health.

A girl sitting on the floor with her head to her hand looking sad

And this Florida State University student went viral on TikTok for sharing her story about being pushed out of a sorority.

Florida State University sharing her sorority story on her TikTok

As someone who did not join a sorority in college, I'm curious to learn more from those who did.

A group of sorority sisters posing together in their graduation caps and dresses

If you're someone who is currently in a sorority or you were in one back in the day, I'm interested in hearing about your experience — whether it was good, bad, or somewhere in between.

Is there something you wish you knew before joining? What surprised you (or didn't surprise you) most about all of it?

A group of male and female college students walking together down the hall

What advice would you give to people who might be deciding whether or not to rush one? Do you think your college experience would have been totally different if you didn't join a sorority? Would you do it over again?

If you have something to share — a story, a surprising secret, answers to the above questions, a viewpoint that doesn't always get to see the light of day — tell me all about it below. If you'd rather remain anonymous, go ahead and fill out this form. You might be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.