Admissions Blog Posts

Fall & Spring Concerts: My favorite Furman Tradition

Hi everyone! Its Olivia Pearson, and this week I am going to talk about my favorite Furman Tradition... Every year FUSAB (Furman University Student Activities Board) puts on 2 concerts, one in the fall and...

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Life as a Kappa Delta!

Hi! My name is Olivia Pearson and I am a freshman here at Furman University. I currently have a little over 4 weeks left in my freshman year here at Furman and wanted to talk...

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Looking Towards My Future as a Social Media Intern

My name is Olivia Pearson, I am a freshman here at Furman University and today I am going to give you an inside look at Furman's on-campus resources for students! Here at Furman, we as...

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My SOAR Story

My SOAR story starts back in 2016 when I started having undiagnosed abdominal migraines. During this time I was misdiagnosed over and over again, there seemed to be no solution... then came the day January...

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Home Sweet Home: Poteat Hall

What does home look like at Furman?  Transitioning from high school, living at home to now going to school and living in the same place was big for me. I am an only child who...

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Round 2! My Second Semester Goals

Looking towards semester 2 at Furman is such an exciting feeling! Throughout my entire first semester here, I heard time and time again that "it only gets better, 2nd semester is amazing!" Now that I...

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Getting off Campus: What to do

When deciding where I wanted to attend college a big factor for me was making sure I did not have a campus that I felt "stuck" on. I loved the idea of attending a small...

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Eating on a Meal Plan: How it Works

Each year at Furman University you will purchase a meal plan as part of your tuition. Simply a meal plan looks like this: But what does all of that mean? Ill break it down for...

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‘Me Time’ and How to Find it in College

The cliche term 'Me Time' truly becomes essential when you get to college. Throughout your early years, you may have had your own room or a safe space in your house that you could count...

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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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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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You Have Been Accepted… What Happens Next?

I remember the anticipation leading up to receiving my admissions letter from Furman. Every day following the submission of my application I wondered what my results would be and then the day came where I...

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