Admissions Blog Posts

LDOC and all the mixed emotions that come with it!

As I'm writing this blog post, it is currently LDOC. Yes, yes, yes, another Furman acronym. LDOC stands for the last day of classes. LDOC always stirs up a variety of emotions in me. Being...

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Some Thoughts From A Public Health Major!

Hi guys! For this week's blog, I thought it would be awesome to give you guys a glimpse into something besides my psychology and sociology major and the other things I'm involved with on campus....

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Dorm Sweet Dorm!

Furman's campus is so beautiful. You can't really go wrong with where you end up dorm-wise. For freshmen, there are five residential buildings: Blackwell Hall, Manly Hall, Geer Hall, Poteat Hall, and last but not...

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Oh The Places You’ll Go: Study Away Edition!

We've all heard the classic story of a college girl who goes abroad to "find herself" and have an experience that completely "changes her life." Studying abroad was one of the biggest things I was...

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So You Think You Know Your (Clifton) Strengths!

Let me start off by saying, I am so excited to be writing this blog post for you guys. Personality tests are one of my favorite past times -- enneagrams, Myers Briggs, Buzzfeed quizzes, etc!...

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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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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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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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13 Things To Do Before The End Of 13th Grade

Hey guys, I am back this week with a bucket list! I’ve racked my brain and gone through all of my photos from freshman year to compile this list of must-dos before the end of...

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This is Me!

Hello! My name is Angel Sarmiento and I am so excited to be here, writing this blog for you all. On tours and such, I usually give a brief introduction that includes the basics and...

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