Admissions Blog Posts

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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My Transition from Homeschool to Furman

Hi! I'm Katelyn Wong, The transition to college has been a roller coaster. I spent the summer getting ready for college.  I picked the bedding for my dorm room and some really cute things to...

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My Favorite Places near Furman

If you are a nature enthusiast like me, it’s important that you choose a college that is surrounded by nature! Here are some of my favorite places that I go to around Furman…   Swamp...

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College is More Than a Degree: Making the Most of My Sophomore Year

My name is Olivia Pearson, and I am a sophomore at Furman this year. I was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina and have loved getting to explore a new city while being at...

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