Admissions Blog Posts

How to Show Demonstrated Interest in a Virtual World

While the college process may seem challenging to some students, deciding which college to attend can be very important. During the college search process, many students usually begin to grow more and more enthusiastic about...

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Finding Your Fit – Virtually

Dear Senior, I know that this isn’t the senior year you imagined. I understand that you are dealing with uncharted territories in every aspect of life – school, family, friends, and your college search process....

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BUCKLE UP! 2.0

A few years ago, I wrote my first blog aimed at helping parents navigate the college search process.  While much of the advice still holds true today, I’ve added some additional tips and tricks to...

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Overview of Fall Diversity Events & Goals

Diversity Events? ….ooooo, tell me more…. Furman Diversity Connection – FDC is one of my favorite days in the fall when we are really just starting to meet high school seniors as they are navigating...

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Tips and Tricks for the Senior College Search

It’s officially here – Senior year! Now that you have made it to the top of the school, you will begin to hear one question over and over again: so, do you know where you...

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Finding Balance Your Senior Year

It's senior year and you're trying to balance classes, extracurricular activities, your social life, college applications, and not to mention dealing with the fact that the next few years of your life are currently an...

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Tips for Writing a Fantastic College Essay

When you reach the point of filling out college applications, most of the work is behind you.  You’ve earned the grades, taken the tests, and have narrowed down a list of colleges to apply to. ...

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How to Successfully Prepare for a College Meeting

It is true what they say – time flies! One day it is freshman year of high school, then before you know it you are an upperclassmen studying for your SAT’s. Touring college campuses, perfecting...

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Just Can’t Wait to be on the Road Again

Picture this: It is mid-July. I am at my desk. I have carved out some time this afternoon to write this blog post, wherein I hope to shed light on what we in the field...

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