Clare Ruble Admissions Furman University

Admissions Counselor

Regions: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina (Greenville Public Schools, Spartanburg/Rock Hill)

Hometown: Greenville, SC

Education: B.A. in Theatre Arts, Furman University, 2017

Favorite activity in Greenville: Seeing plays or musicals at The Peace Center, Warehouse Theatre, or Centre Stage. Also rollerblading down the Swamp Rabbit Trail with a stop at Tandem for a crepe.

Favorite Greenville restaurant: Pomegranate on Main! Amazing Persian food right across from Falls Park.

Favorite Furman tradition: My favorite traditions are the secret ones you find out about after you become a student at Furman. The first night at Orientation, getting on the Improv Troupe, and Senior Order are some of my favorite secret traditions.

Best thing about Furman: The people. Furman attracts some of the most passionate, driven, and amazing people. Being surrounded by them constantly is a true gift.

Hobbies/Interests: Theatre, Improv, Rollerblading, Chipotle, and Beyoncé.

Most frequently asked questions and answer: Is it weird to go to Furman if you grew up in Greenville? No! Your childhood Greenville is very different from your Furman Greenville. You will find there are new places, people, and experiences that transform Greenville and make it feel like it's your college town.

Best piece of advice for prospective students: Go with your gut. Making the college decision can be a stressful and difficult time. Trust your gut and find the place that you want to call Home for the next four years.

Random/fun fact about you: I won Disney's American Idol during my high school's senior trip! ​​​

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