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F)Extending a Bid to Membership
1.
1. GET HIS ATTENTION
-"brought up name in discussion"
2.
2. GET HIS INTEREST
3.
3. Get his enthusiasm
4.
4. Get his commitment
5.
5. Dont become discouraged if he doesn't immediately accept
6.
6. Dont give in easily
G)MAKING THE TRANSACTION
1. an accepted bid does NOT= comepleted sale
2. call to parents is last hurdle
3. weak man uses parental disapproval to drop out later
H)Closing the Sale
-Retention is as important as Rush
1. Why they would drop?
1.
a. wasnt living up to expectations
b. thought all parties, no responsibilities
c. associate member projects/ committee work too much
d. some claim to not have the $
e. others blame grades
2. some reasons are legitamate
death in family; had to leave school
3. when man drops...
... failure belongs to whole Fraternity
4. best defense against retention problem=
= COMMUNICATION
5. men of chpt still watching you...
... wanting you to make it to initiation
6. Vote for initiation, aka, "blackball"
6.
a- 90% affirmative vote for membership
- decision made 43rd Supreme chpt at Naples, Florida (1992)
6.b Blackball= last resort
b. black balling
-something drastic happens
-bring dishonor to others and frat property as result of action of associate memeber
-personal differences never account for blackball