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I come from a family background having nothing to do with medicine...The only way I’ve had a connection to the medical field is through Furman.
http://www.furman.edu/academics/institute-for-advancement-of-community-health/Pages/Madison-Ritter.aspx
Institute for the Advancement of Community Health
4/4/2017 11:59 AM
  
I learned what real researchers go through to find answers. The amount of creativity and persistence it takes to progress forward with research is both amazing and fascinating.
http://www.furman.edu/academics/institute-for-advancement-of-community-health/Pages/Mahmood-Syed.aspx
Institute for the Advancement of Community Health
4/4/2017 11:59 AM
  
For someone who wants to go to law school or medical school, you couldn’t ask for a better experience.
http://www.furman.edu/academics/institute-for-advancement-of-community-health/Pages/Mary-Frances-Dennis.aspx
Institute for the Advancement of Community Health
4/4/2017 11:59 AM
  
Working at Freedom School Partners, I realized how much you can give a child with just one book.
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Academics
2/17/2017 5:03 PM
  
I wanted to give back to other people and have them receive what I've received, which sounds cheesy but that's honestly the only reason.
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Politics and International Affairs
1/5/2017 11:28 AM
  
I really feel because we were born so privileged I have a responsibility to help other people.
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Politics and International Affairs
1/5/2017 11:28 AM
  
I think (more diversity) would be good for Furman because meeting someone from Spain or Hong Kong helps you to learn about a new culture.
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Politics and International Affairs
1/5/2017 11:28 AM
  
As a student, I was irrevocably politicized by the history of El Salvador.
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Politics and International Affairs
1/5/2017 11:28 AM
  
For me Furman was a game changer, a changer of life in many ways.
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Politics and International Affairs
1/5/2017 11:28 AM
  
Everyday I use my political science degree. 
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Politics and International Affairs
1/5/2017 11:28 AM
  
We provided life-saving assistance to as many as ten million refugees annually around the world.
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Politics and International Affairs
1/5/2017 11:27 AM
  
Furman's Medicine Program completely changed how I view my future in medicine.
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Academics
10/5/2016 12:01 AM
  
I just had the wrong mindset...Once I figured out it’s more about the process of learning rather than the grade, I think that’s what has helped me excel in the classroom.
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Academics
10/5/2016 12:00 AM
  
When April 7, 2013, came along I remember thinking that this was just another day to most students here. I made a promise to myself I would do something...to sensitize the Furman community or raise awareness for this tragedy.
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Academics
10/5/2016 12:00 AM
  
Exploration of Vocation and Ministry was a place where my faith was challenged the most, because it’s a room full of people who believe very differently on a lot of big issues.
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Academics
10/5/2016 12:00 AM
  
Through that (Engaged Living) I realized my interest in the environment was something I could easily incorporate into my actual major and my career.
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Earth and Environmental Sciences
7/18/2016 9:47 AM
  
I really enjoyed my time in Europe, but I realized my true interest in my heart was more in Asia.
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Asian Studies
11/20/2015 12:15 PM
  
They offered me a job I just couldn't turn down.
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Economics
8/14/2015 9:40 AM
  
Failure wasn't an option
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Neuroscience
6/22/2015 12:00 PM
  
That trip (a May Experience class in San Francisco) fueled my passion for rhetoric.
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Communication Studies
6/22/2015 11:20 AM
  
For the past two summers, I have done astro-related research. I spent my first summer in Boulder, Colo. predicting geomagnetic storms and conducting solar research.
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Physics
6/10/2015 10:47 AM
  
We went to China for two weeks, where we had an opportunity to learn from local and Furman professors in Suzhou, an Eastern province in China.
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Physics
6/10/2015 10:45 AM
  
The reputation of Furman's physics department won me over.
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Physics
6/10/2015 10:43 AM
  
I came to Furman because it was a bit further from home and the campus is great. I know everyone says that, but that's because it's true.
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Physics
6/10/2015 10:40 AM
  
I really enjoyed all of my classes, but as I started looking at what I was going to do post-grad I realized I'm too much of a people person to be in the back of a museum curating something at the age of 22.
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Art
5/28/2015 4:14 PM
  
I wanted to follow my passion in college, which is theatre. The Furman program gives me the opportunity to learn not just acting, but every element of the theatre world.
http://www.furman.edu/academics/TheatreArts/StudentProfiles/Pages/MeetClare.aspx
Theatre Arts
5/28/2015 4:13 PM
  
I really feel because we were born so privileged I have a responsibility to help other people.
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Modern Languages and Literatures
5/28/2015 4:06 PM
  
Yale's course requirements are really flexible so I can easily take economics courses within their graduate department.
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Economics
5/28/2015 4:03 PM
  
I've enjoyed my time thoroughly here, and I don't have enough good things to say about it.
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Chemistry
5/28/2015 10:10 AM
  
Through that(Engaged Living) I realized my interest in the environment was something I could easily incorporate into my actual major and my career.
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Chemistry
5/26/2015 3:02 PM
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