Admissions Blog Posts

Learning More About Your Peers Through CLP’s

Every week at Furman University, CLP's are held. Furman describes what a CLP is and the purpose of them as the following: "The intent of the Cultural Life Program (CLP) is to encourage students to...

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Fraternities at Furman

By: Andrew Daphnis At Furman University, Greek Life looks very different for a university located in the South. On campus, we have four fraternities and seven sororities. With delayed recruitment, Greek organizations wait until the...

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Work Study at Furman University

By: Caitlin Kirby Money becomes somewhat of a precious matter during your time as a college student, evident by the stereotypical cup of ramen dinners and the Cookout runs you’ll have during your time here....

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Quick Eats on Campus

By: Emily Enlow Need a quick bite between classes? That morning caffeine wearing off? Furman has a ton of dining options, but I want to highlight my favorite quick snack options on campus: The Library...

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Managing Mental Health as a College Student

By Logan Coffee Change is inevitable, there’s no getting around that fact. That being said, the transition from high school to college is a big one, and it’s not easy no matter the school you...

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Making the Plunge

By: Patrick Carolina II ALMOST DONE Senior year is a time that is anticipated by all juniors across the nation. Senior year is a rite of passage that many see as a time to relish...

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Why I chose to stay home in Greenville

By: Miles Baker Furman has been my home for my entire life. My mom started working at Furman back in 2001 before I was born. My sister graduated from Furman in 2015 and my brother...

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Why I joined a sorority despite knowing absolutely NOTHING about sororities

By: Jada Rodgers Towards the end of the fall semester of my freshman year, I started to hear a lot about sorority life and recruitment. So many of my friends were talking about rush, which...

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Tips for Making The Transition From High School to College

By: Stephanie Trame Furman is known to be academically rigorous and can be challenging for many people. I thought my high school was challenging but when I arrived at Furman, I realized so many people...

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Putting the ‘Green’ in Greenville: Exploring the Natural Wonders of the Upstate

By: Whit Buchanan Whether it’s hiking, camping, or sightseeing, there is no lack of abundance of outdoor adventures around Furman. There are many great opportunities ranging from 5 minutes off campus to a 45-minute drive...

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Furman’s Geography: Greenville

By: Wills Mackay Life is amazing in Greenville. As a Furman student, I have gained far more from my college experience than I anticipated. Furman’ campus is in such a fantastic small, yet growing city....

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The Freshman Advice You Didn’t Know You Needed

By: Alex Bussom Transitioning into college can be a nervous but exciting feeling. As a recently former freshman, I am here to tell you some advice that you didn’t know you needed to help make...

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