Admissions Blog Posts

Planning for Your Major

I will admit… I’m a bit of a planner. And when I say I’m a planner, I mean that before I even stepped foot on campus for my Freshman year, I had mapped out a...

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Second Semester Organizations to get Involved In

Something great about a smaller liberal arts college is that involvement in student organizations is high. Furman students love to connect to the campus community through serving in student organizations and clubs. Many organizations open...

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Affirmations with Alex

It’s no secret I’m an extremely positive person. I love making people feel special, viewing the glass half full, and genuinely embracing anything and everything life throws at me. Full disclosure, because I am so...

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A Second Family

Having a support system in college is essential. I know I was so used to always relying on my family, so I was sooo lucky to find some amazing friends during my first semester. Living...

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Why Four Years Residential is AMAZING

I want to paint a picture for y’all. It’s a cool, fall afternoon in Greenville, South Carolina. I’m sitting in my North Village apartment, the windows are open, and I can faintly hear the sound...

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My Favorite Places Outside of Downtown Greenville

By Colin Klaff Being at Furman and located in Greenville, South Carolina, allows for many benefits and amazing things to see and experience downtown. Downtown Greenville is one of my favorite places to go when...

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Let’s Talk about Trends

As most of you know by now, I have a strong passion for all things fashion! So, one thing that I always find super interesting is what the trends are on college campuses. Each campus...

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How-To: Work-Study

As a low-income student, I am lucky to have much of my education financed by scholarships and grants, but there are still costs that are my responsibility to cover. I knew early on that I...

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TR Spotlight: Sidewall Pastry Kitchen

Travelers Rest is the coolest town located right next to Furman’s campus, no more than a 7 minute drive! It is also accessible via the Swamp Rabbit Trail- my friends and I love to ride...

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Goodbye High School, HELLO College!

Saying goodbye to all of your high school best friends can be really sad, but knowing how amazing this new stage of life will be is so exciting! Embrace the nerves and get ready for...

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Getting Through Busy College Days Together

Half way through each semester, a lot of college students start to feel the mid-semester slump kick in. This time is jam packed with assessments, projects, meetings, and more. In order to survive these busy...

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Hidden Campus Resources

One of the many reasons that I simply adore Furman University is that even though it is considered a smaller university, we have the resources of any large university or state school. From career planning,...

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