Admissions Blog Posts

Home is Where the Heart Lies

Lia Paw (International Student at Furman University) Hello everyone, my name is Lia Paw and I am an International Student from Myanmar (Burma). I am a Sophomore Student at Furman University, studying Neuroscience Major on...

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The New Normal

College completely online? No friends coming in and out of my room 24/7? No walking to class saying ‘Hi’ to every person I see? NO THANKS! That’s what I thought at least. All of those...

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Connecting at College Through the Pandemic

My first semester of my first year of college did not exactly start off how I had dreamed it would. In all of those long nights of pushing through the challenging season of college applications,...

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Being a Transfer Student: Guest blog by Catherine Hare

A year ago, I was in my first semester at Furman as a sophomore transfer student. Looking back, I laugh at myself thinking about the hours I spent the summer before worrying about transferring into...

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Study Away Spotlight: Bond University

Hey guys, it's Jackie! This week I am going to spotlight one of my dear friend's experience studying abroad in Australia with Bond University. Lina Zaharias is a current junior at Furman, where she studies...

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Study Abroad Spotlight: DIS Copenhagen

Hey guys, it's Jackie! As y'all know, I am currently studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark this semester. Studying abroad so far (I've been here for three months now!) has been one of the absolute highlights...

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Why Furman?

Born in Pittsburgh, PA but spending his high school years on Hilton Head Island, Zach Waters decided to continue the southern living right here at Furman University. Zach, like many of us, applied to a...

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