New Post New Poll Page 1 of 111 . The phrase "work hard play hard" is a very accurate description of the Tulane mentality--the students here are incredibly driven in every aspect of life, be it their studies or having a good time. They don't have a great retention rate. Pi Beta Phi - ΠΒΦ Sorority at Tulane University - TU. Press J to jump to the feed. Today, the frat party scene is fading back and the school is attracting more and more students looking for a meaningful college experience; like New Orleans itself, Tulane is still a great place to party, but these days the students are a pretty mixed bag of social activists, fratastic bros, and highly motivated pre-professionals. Love the ski lodge comment lmao I’m using that one. There are many different people represented at Tulane, and no "stereotype" is left out. 10 Sororities Poised For A Good Spring Recruitment, The Best Sorority Tumblr Pages In The South, 10 Best Sororities Based On Rating - Fall 2019, Top 10 Most Famous Sororities And Fraternities. There are the jocks that you will either live with or only see in the dining hall. Financial status does not matter once you are here, and almost everyone here is involved with on-campus jobs to help pay for school. It's difficult to argue against stereotypes at Tulane due to a lack of diversity. Sometime, though, it takes a semester for students to find the balance between socializing and school. However, it is an advantage to join because you automatically meet +50 more people who become your new "brothers/sisters". And that's probably pretty accurate. However, materialism aside, the culture of the city as well as the community service prospects unites students and it is seen that students are not just drawn to the party atmosphere of New Orleans. Even if you can't see variegated skin tones wherever you go, the different socio-economic backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints that coalesce at Tulane is sure to provide one with stimulating conversation and experiences that you can find "only in New Orleans, only at Tulane.". Pi Phi rep is beauty, blonde, wealthy (old line families, unlike kkg nouveau riche bragging) , intelligence, fun, class, great sisterhood, and they are actually nice to most people, being a Top Tier Nationally and at Tulane. Tulane students have a reputation for partying. I graduated in 2015 so things could have changed, but when I was there the sororities considered to be “top-tier” were: Pi Phi- Hot (usually dark-haired for some reason) girls that are a blast to hang with, but a bit high maintenance. You'll definitely notice people from the Jewish community. I’d be wary of any new chapter unless you’re really confident you love the girls, and in that case fuck it. We used to call their house The Ski Lodge because of all the “powder” they consumed. This site is biased, somewhat immature and ranks are arbitrary, but here’s a link of all of them: https://www.greekrank.com/uni/60/sororities/, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Well... half of the stereotype. Narrow down over 1,000,000 scholarships with personalized results. There's a niche for everyone. A lot of Tulane students come from the Northeast, with New York as the second largest "feeder-state," after Louisiana. A lot of people stereotype Tulane as being a predominantly Jewish school (jokingly nicknamed "Jewlane") and, as much as I don't like to perpetuate stereotypes, this one is pretty accurate. This is the most accurate sorority ranking at...Read More. An incoming Tulanian should expect many opportunities to drink, but more importantly she should expect many opportunities to create new social ties, hear people's stories, and learn to handle herself in a friendly conversation. By: Iddddk Last Post: 1 week ago. Pretty much true. Tulane University students are thought of in different ways, depending on who you ask. However, regional diversity undermines the homogeneity of the student body, and students are overwhelmingly intelligent, friendly, involved, and hard-working. The playing field is further leveled when scholarships doled out by Tulane Admissions each year are considered, as all freshmen applicants are considered for partial merit scholarships, ranging from $7,500 to $25,000 per year. Most students are able to experience what New Orleans has to offer and have an fun, while still doing well in school. Sometimes the university is referred to as Jewlane. relatively seriously. Fairly typical Tulane rich girls that can party. So much self-ranking on this site. SDT- Also a Jewish sorority, but not a requirement or anything. When you think of the typical Tulane kid, you think of someone who knows how to party. Sorority reviews, ratings, and rankings for Tulane University - TU greek life - Greekrank Tulane has students from all around the United States, with almost every state represented. While there area large number of financially blessed students and a large number of Jewish students, I'd say there's also a significant number of students here by scholarship. His best friend is Jewish. And anybody could get involved, even if they aren't religious. They party. I don’t think anyone disliked them. It hasn't been nicknamed "Jewlane" for nothing. You do not need to be in Greek life to go out, have fun, and meet new people. By NO means must you join a sorority/fraternity to enjoy school. Last time I checked, about a third of the student population would identify themselves as Jewish. If you can get bored in New Orleans, you're probably going well of your way to do so. Students at Tulane are quite diverse, however. I really do love being a part of something that makes me feel so closely knit to a group of people. seriously so helpful, thanks! In actuality, though, it would be more correct to refer to socializers. Fairly typical Tulane rich girls that can party. While, yes, this can cause a few rifts and can make the school seem more undesirable as a whole because it is not the hub of diversity that you think it might be, it is easily surmountable by exploring the surrounding city and taking advantage of all the opportunities you can to get out and enjoy New Orleans. This demographic definitely is felt most widely on campus, as money does help move things in college life. Sure, we have diversity, but like many schools in the US, I'm one of many, many white kids. This is an offer for educational opportunities that may lead to employment and not an offer for nor a guarantee of employment. Had to debunk some people claiming that they’re rude and mean to other girls. Also, the first question people tend to ask when hearing a student goes to Tulane is "Oh, you must be smart, huh?". The guys are pretty bro, but there are tons who are much more laid back. Phi Mu- I hate to talk shit about them because one of my best friends was a Phi Mu, but they were not well-thought-of. They are the least friendly to girls that are not in their sorority and they think they are cooler than everyone when they aren't. And the on campus radio station WTUL and local music scene attracts tons of more indie/hipster kids. Tulane is often considered a party school. The only other false impression I was given is that the school is very diverse. Yes, there a ton of outings and alcohol is readily available. Tulane attracts a lot of great students who have academic scholarships, as well as students who were just looking for a party school. I did like the girls though. What they have in common is that they (usually) work hard and play much harder. The school tends to have a reputation for kids with bad livers who never stop partying, and while you're sure to run into some of those, there are plenty of students who absain AND STILL have a social life. All in all, however, Tulane is actually very diverse, and "Jewlane" is pretty inaccurate. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Sororities and fraternities are in fear that the selection pool will not be as beneficial to ensuring a ‘perfect pledge class’ as the intellect correlates positively with dorkiness, which is not a bad thing. I learned that during WWII, there was some pretty significant discrimination of Jewish Americans, even in our own country, and that Tulane was one of the few places that served as a safe haven for those of Jewish descent who were often not welcomed in other areas of our nation. The student body at Tulane is sometimes thought to be a rich, white upperclass group of students. Theta- Again, didn’t take the whole thing too seriously. You'll find Southerners, Midwesterners, and California hippies all here at Tulane. I’m interested in rushing and wanting to know about the reputations or focuses of the sororities on campus? The stereotype maintains that the girls are more attractive than the boys, and this is confirmed on a daily basis. However, I found out that the reason has some pretty interesting historical roots. Disclosure: EducationDynamics receive compensation for the featured schools on our websites (see “Sponsored Schools” or “Sponsored Listings” or “Sponsored Results”).