I became infatuated with Bama Rush Tok two years ago. And I was anxiously awaiting rush week in 2022 like millions of others. The sorority recruitment process at the University of Alabama blew up on TikTok in August of 2021. And with all the hype and attention on the process in 2022 rumors circled about a possible documentary or reality show. Anyone familiar with Greek life in any capacity knows that this would be highly frowned upon. Girls were warned during rush not to engage or film. Some were even kicked out of Rush due to being suspected of filming or recording audio. So when the rumors were confirmed a few weeks ago and the trailer for the HBO Max Bama Rush Documentary dropped, I was a little shocked. And a little excited.

Don’t Waste Your Time With The HBO Max Bama Rush Documentary

But for the most part, I’d say that this is a great example of if you don’t have the footage just don’t do it. The documentary was well boring. There were a couple of girls they followed, some ended cooperation with HBO Max before Rush even began. A couple of rush coaches were also included, but overall, it lacked substance. There are a lot of video montages and clips taken from TikTok. And the TikTok users’ content that was included, they found out with the rest of the world. Yep, HBO Max didn’t even tell creators they were going to be included in the Bama Rush Documentary. They certainly didn’t compensate them. And with sororities and girls flat-out refusing to participate, this project couldn’t have existed without TikTok videos. The footage just wasn’t available. And for good reason.

If you have absolutely no concept of sorority recruitment and want to learn or perhaps want to participate then maybe give it a watch. I was in a sorority in college, though not as cut-throat as at Alabama so I was familiar with the process of Rush. But if you were a fan of Bama Rush I’d just wait it out for season 3 on TikTok coming this August. The documentary was lackluster, generic, and just not worth the time. See you at work week Bama girls!

Alabama Rush 2022 Has Begun And TikTok Is Loving It

It was the reality show no one knew they needed last August. Millions of TikTok users found themselves immersed in what became known as Bama Rush Tok or #bamarush. (Click that link if you need a refresher on Season 1). I have no idea why that first video came across my for you page, but let me tell you I was hooked! I spent my college years in a sorority at a major university in North Carolina, though it’s not SEC. And while rush was stressful and semi intense it’s nothing like what these girls go through at Alabama. Bama Rush became an overnight phenomenon with people looking forward to Alabama Rush 2022 and the TikTok videos that come along with it.

This week is work week which is when the sororities practice for the main event. It’s full of long days, but at least the Alabama work week has fun themes! We on the other hand did not. I feel cheated actually. But I’m thrilled I can live vicariously through these girls and their fun. College goes by so fast so I’m glad they are enjoying it and living life to the fullest! While the below videos may be culture shock if you don’t have experience with Greek life, southern culture, or just super girly trends. It’s still fun. Rush can be extremely stressful for the girls rushing so it’s not all these highlight reels. But it can be worth it!

So here’s to room tours, what’s in my bag, #ootds, bid day, and rooting for these girls. I can’t wait to see the latest trends from Pants Store, I Just Have To Have It, Kendra Scott, and a whole new collection of “normal” jewelry. Cheers to Alabama Rush TikTok 2022. And check back often for updates!