Admissions Blog Posts

One Small Closet and 3 Drawers… Your Freshman Year Wardrobe

Packing for your first year at college, at least for myself, was super exciting! I grew up attending a private, Christian school and for 13 years I either had a uniform or a dress code....

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Work Hard, Play Hard

Navigating an On-Campus Job! Being a full-time college student is a huge time commitment, so when it comes to adding what organizations and extra-cirriculars you want to be apart of, you sometimes have to be...

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Hidden Greenville Gems from a Local!

Whenever I am giving a tour of campus and chitchatting with families, my go-to question is always "Have you guys visited Greenville before?" If they answer yes, I ask them what their favorite spots are...

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Game day? Game day. Game day!

My freshman year didn’t look anything like a normal year because of Covid restrictions. The thing I missed the most though was football game days! I had come to plenty of games with my family...

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The AHA moment!

In honor of closing out our homecoming week, I want to tell you all about a specific moment... AHA! If you’ve participated in any college tours thus far, you might have heard of the “AHA...

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Home Sweet Home

Finding the perfect college is all about finding a place that feels like home. For me, Furman has always kind of felt like a second home. My family loves this place and I always spent...

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Finding Your Furman Family!

From the start of my college searching process Furman always felt like a home to me. I found myself in constant amazement on how intentional one university could be. Between the small class room settings,...

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HOME at Furman

If you ask any Furman student, they will all tell you the same thing. Furman is home. It is where we eat, live, play, learn, and most importantly, it is where our people are. Each...

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Belonging at Furman: How Do I Find My People?

This week is homecoming week here at Furman and in honor of the big event, I am kicking off this week's posts with a discussion about belonging. Belonging is something we all crave. We want...

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Not Hollywood’s Greek Life

Coming into Furman, I had many preconceived notions about sororities and Greek Life. Not for me! However, within minutes of being a freshman on Furman’s Campus, I could tell something was different. These weren’t your...

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An Open Letter To Incoming Freshman Me

Dear 18 year-old Angel, I know you're probably overwhelmed thinking about what college life at Furman will be like, but hey! The hardest part of the admissions process is over. You've committed to Furman and...

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Come on, Join a Club!

In August of 2020, I was packing my suitcase for college. Leaving behind a community complete with my family, friends, and high school, I prepared to start anew. To put it simply, I was absolutely...

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