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55 Feelings You Have on Sorority Bid Day

Bid Day –– a.k.a. the paramount of sorority recruitment, a.k.a. the best day ever! As a new member, expect this day to be fun and exciting; it is often topped with treats, chatter, cute shirts and letters, and LOTS of singing and dancing. Plus, a bunch of new BFFS! Facing some nerves leading up to the big day? Don’t fret. This is totally normal! Bid Day is one-of-a-kind, so expect the unexpected.

Read below for a list of 55 feelings that are certain to pulse through your body at Bid Day from start to finish:

Pre-Bid Day

1. The anticipation is killing me!

2. Really, I think I might throw up…

3. Should I feel like this?

4. OMG –– time is going so slow.

5. I better start getting ready…

6. …Cause I need to look amaze!

7. I hope I made it into my top choice *sighs*

8. *Fear pulses through body*

9. I hope I stood out enough!

10. Today is going to be the best day of my life!! I hope…

Bid Day

11. This is intimidating.

12. Everyone is jumping and screaming, I guess I should start jumping and screaming.

13. I am so awkward, wow I am so awkward.

14. I have no clue what to do, so I’m just gonna wing it…

15. What am I doing?

16. What am I getting myself into?

17. What if I made the wrong choice at Pref Night…

18. YES! I got my top choice! I knew it was meant to be!!!!!

19. I don’t even know what’s happening right now!!!!

20. So. Many. Girls.

21. So. Many. Screams.

22. So. Many. Hugs.

23. Okay –– I need to get it together.

24. How am I ever going to remember everyone’s name?!

25. I’ve never been surrounded by more girls in my life.

26. Oh my god –– the letters are SO CUTE!

27. Seriously, I need to get a picture with them, like, now.

28. I wanna wear a cute shirt!!

29. Asldkfjkds-these-shirts-are-so-cute-I’m-never-taking-mine-off

30. I think my eardrums are completely destroyed…

31. …And I think my voice is completely lost.

32. I don’t really know where to look.

33. Or where to stand.

34. Or who to talk to.

35. I don’t know the name of whoever I just talked to…

36. …But she was SO SWEET!

37. For real, everyone is so nice!

38. This was the best decision I ever made!

39. I’m obsessed with my sorority already.

40. I knew I made the right choice!!!!

41. How am I ever going to focus on my schoolwork again?!

42. Now I get what everyone loves about sororities!

43. I feel… it’s just unexplainable.

44. Is it possible to love people you barely know?

45. Okay, I’m being weird again.

46. Asdfghjklasdfghjkl

47. I have never felt so excited in my life!

48. Ahhhh, my friend from recruitment is here!

49. !!!!!!!!!!!!!

50. I need to document every second of this.

51. *Takes 5000 pictures*

52. Am I tearing up?

53. I. Am. So. Happy.

54. My life is officially changed forever!

55. Is a sorority-high a thing?

No matter how you feel on Bid Day, don’t worry –– it is totally normal! Rest assured knowing that you are about to embark on an amazing journey. It will easily be one of the best decisions of your life!

Taylor is a senior at Temple University in Philadelphia. She is pursuing a major in journalism with a minor in English. Taylor is a member of Delta Zeta and she hopes to work for a magazine after college. Some of Taylor's favorite things include fashion, fitness, Harry Potter, Chipotle and Instagram. Find her on Twitter and Instagram @Tay_Carson!