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spring 2024 rush

DELTA SIGMA PI

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INTEREST FORM

Fill out the form in order to express your interest in rushing Delta Sigma Pi this semester. Once you fill it out, you will be updated on events throughout our recruitment process and kept in the loop on all things DSP. If you have any questions, email dsp.upsilon@gmail.com

We are so excited to meet you!

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Attire: Business Casual

Come join us at Information Night and learn more about our chapter! Let us share about the brotherhood, professional, and philanthropic events we have to help prepare our members to be business leaders. Get to know us and see if you'd like to be part of our family. (Information Night is not part of the mandatory rush interview process, but it is highly encouraged.)

January 24, 2024

information night

5:15-7:00 pm

Lincoln Hall Theatre

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Attire: Smart Casual

Take advantage of another great opportunity to meet our brothers and learn more about Delta Sigma Pi. Join us for a fun and engaging afternoon where you can show off your bowling skills and spend time with our chapter! (Meet and Greet is not part of the mandatory rush interview process, but it is highly encouraged.)

January 28, 2024

Meet and Greet

2:00-4:00 pm

Illini Union Ballroom 2

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January 29, 2024

Attire: Business Professional

Official recruitment for Delta Sigma Pi starts with a professional night where you will be involved in short interviews with approximately 2-3 brothers in Delta Sigma Pi. During these interviews, we will be trying to gain a better understanding of you professionally and your interest in the fraternity. You are welcome to ask more questions about the fraternity as well. Click here to schedule a time!

professional round

*By Appointment*

David Kinley Hall

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Attire: Smart Casual

The second mandatory part of rush is our social night. During this night, you will have more freedom to talk openly about whatever it is you are interested in. We will be assessing your ability to hold a casual conversation, and we are evaluating if you will be a good social fit in Delta Sigma Pi. This is an opportunity to ask current Deltasigs about the various social events and activities we host during the semester.

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January 31, 2024
*By Invitation*
5:15-7:00 PM

Arc MP6

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February 2, 2024

Attire: Business Professional

The third and final part of the rush process is a panel interview given by up to 7 Deltasigs. This night is by invitation only. After this interview is over, a member of Delta Sigma Pi will contact you within 24 hours regarding an invitation to join our newest pledge class!

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*By Invitation*

David Kinley Hall

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a message from

our senior vice president

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Hi! My name is Lynn Nguyen, and I am honored to serve as this year's Senior Vice President for Spring 2024! Upon joining Delta Sigma Pi during my sophomore year, I was welcomed into such an inclusive and supportive community. It was here that I got to develop my professional skills and network through the abundant opportunities provided by DSP. But above all, I've had the opportunity to find success alongside individuals whom I consider not only my best friends and greatest supporters but, most importantly, my brothers.

Now, as we enter the recruitment process, we hope to welcome all of you to experience what it's like to be part of our organization. Our brothers are incredibly excited to meet each one of you! Throughout this process, you will witness how our brothers embody our three pillars in their everyday lives: professionalism, philanthropy, and brotherhood. I can't wait to meet all of you, and I wish you the best of luck!

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Delta Sigma Pi

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LUKE POLLACK

Junior

"I wanted to join a group that could guide me through my college career. DSP has not only provided me with professional development tips but also general advice about classes and the college lifestyle! I found my place at Illinois through DSP and I’m so grateful I made the decision to rush!"

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GRACE VAN PELT

Sophomore

"I am super grateful for all the friendships DSP has brought me this past semester. When going through the rush process, I immediately felt at home talking to current members and I knew this is where I wanted to be. Through DSP, I have been constantly supported and have made some of my favorite memories with my brothers!"

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Grace MacKenzie

"I rushed DSP to grow my professional and social network. I wanted to rush a professional business fraternity that would push me to become the best version of myself, academically and personally. As new member of the business community in Fall ‘23, I was looking for a sense of community and guidance to enhance my time in Gies. This past semester has given me more opportunities than I could ever have imagined. DSP stood out to me as it is specific to business majors only, which allowed for highly specialized development. The memories and friendships I have made will last a lifetime and I can not wait for next semester with my new found family. "

FAQS

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  • What does DSP look for in applicants?
    We look for Gies College of Business students who are dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic about learning from others!
  • How can I prepare for the rush process?
    Attending Information Night is a great way to familiarize yourself with DSP and the rush process. The most important thing to remember is to be yourself throughout the entire rush process! Our members are so excited to meet you and learn about what makes you unique, so stay true to yourself and be confident in your knowledge and experiences.
  • Can I rush again if I have previously rushed and did not receive a bid from DSP?
    Yes! Many of our current members rushed more than once before receiving a bid to DSP.
  • What should I wear to each event?
    For events with a smart casual dress code, clothing should overall appear neat, polished, and appropriate. For events with a business casual dress code, examples of clothing include dress pants, khakis, or a knee-length or longer skirt, paired with a polo, dress shirt, or blouse. For events with a business professional dress code, suits or blazers with matching dress pants or skirt, along with close-toed shoes, should be worn. Feel free to check out our past Instagram posts (@illinois_dsp) to see examples of our members adhering to these dress codes!
  • How can I stay in touch with DSP throughout the rush process?
    Follow our chapter's Instagram (@illinois_dsp) for tips, reminders, and updated information during the rush process!
  • How can I prepare for the rush interviews?
    Practice behavioral interview questions and reflect on stories to tell that will answer the question. The “STAR method” answers interview questions by explaining the situation, task, action, and results. Think about what experiences you want DSP to know about you and try to have a couple experiences prepared so you can diversify your answers. Know what makes you unique and what you can contribute to DSP.
  • What can I do before the rush process to help prepare me for rush?
    Get involved within the school and community to have stories for answering questions. Also feel free to reach out to any current member to schedule a coffee chat to learn more about the rush process.
  • Can I use stories from high school to answer the interview questions?
    For freshmen, the only experience they have is from high school, so it is ok to use those examples to answer the questions. Once you get to college, start getting involved so you can use your most recent experience to answer the questions. Sophomores should share stories primarily from college.
  • Can I reach out to a current member to learn more?
    Of course you can reach out to a current member to learn more about DSP! You can find every member’s email on the DSP Who We Are page on the website and email any of us to schedule a coffee chat.
  • Do I need to bring a copy of or submit my resume for the rush process?
    Nope you do not need to bring a physical copy of your resume for any of the rush process. But be sure to know what’s on your resume so you can share your experiences.
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