Admissions Blog Posts

Dancing into Furman

Beginning college is a great experience, but transitioning to college can be challenging, including homesickness, missing friends, feeling like you don't fit in, and stress. Everyone worries whether they will get along with their roommate...

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The Value of a Liberal Arts Education

What do you want to be when you grow up? When I was little, I wanted to have an ice cream store. Not because I had an entrepreneurial spirit but because my motivation was much...

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Outside the Classroom Learning Experience

A common question that I get asked on tour is “what are CLPs”. CLPs are Cultural Life Programs. CLPs are ways for students to explore a variety of different subject disciplines including culture, history, politics,...

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Life of an Overcommitted Furman Student

Here at Furman, we like to keep busy. No one really understands why, but Furman students always seem to have a full plate. Almost everyone I know is in at least 2 or 3 different...

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Reflecting on how The Furman Advantage has Shaped my Future

Hi guys! My name is Claire Gillaspy, and I am a senior at Furman from Conway, Arkansas! I am an Applied Mathematics major with a minor in Data Analytics. As a prospective and current student...

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Top 5 Most Politically Active College Campuses

Politics is present in everyday life, and college is one of the first times that students begin to realize this, as they are away from home. As I began to take Politics courses at Furman,...

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A Week of Homecoming Festivities

After spending four full homecomings at Furman, I can say with confidence that this is one of the best weeks on campus! Homecoming is a special and memorable time for students and alumni alike. The...

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All About Internships!

A Furman education is so much more than just learning in a classroom. Furman opens the doors for a variety of high-impact real-world experiences. One key experience Furman provides is a wide range of internship...

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How I’ve Been Using The Furman Trolley

Hey guys,  It’s Puspanjali, and I’m back at it again with another blog! Today, I want to talk about how I get to class everyday. I use the Furman Trolley every single day in the...

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