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I'm a parent. When I was in college, I despised the Greek thing. No, I wasn't a 98 lb nerd who got sand kicked in his face by the frat boys. I actually played college baseball (centerfield) and dreamed of making it to The Show. It wasn't in the cards. Anyway, now I have a 12th grader considering colleges. We've made several visits. I've discovered I still hate the Greek thing. It's too exclusive. Too us against them. Too...Republican! Sorry, I couldn't help it.
Am I justified in hating the Greek life? I've steered my daughter toward colleges like Oberlin and Swarthmore that have 0% to 1% (maybe) Greek presence. Am I right to do that? Am I unfairly influencing her to hate the Greek thing? I see myself protecting her from snobs, "good ol' boys," and future Stepford Wives. I love her and don't want her hurt.
Okay, fire away, but I'd appreciate some decent advice.