Admissions Blog Posts

Monday Funday: A Day in the Life of Alex

As one semester comes to an end and a new one begins, we have a lot to reflect on and grow from. Although Covid-19 has definitely altered my day to day life, I am always...

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Finding Second Semester Motivation

Two months is a long time to be home with no school work, no responsibilities, and no schedule. As much as I thought I would hate being away from campus for 2 months, it was...

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Second Semester Support

Happy second semester!! I don't know about you all but I was so excited to be back on campus and back in the swing of things after a long break! But even with my excitement,...

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Coping with Zoom Fatigue

If you would’ve asked me what Zoom is a year ago today, I would’ve guessed it may have something to do with cars? Maybe a scooter for kids? Well, safe to say I’m a Zoom...

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Sorority Recruitment 2020: Zoom Edition

Sorority recruitment was very different than normal this year. Usually we would all be on campus a week early and get to talk to different sororities to see where we felt most at home. This...

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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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Staying Connected Through Covid

I know you've heard a million times about how we're living in the makings of a history book and these are "unprecedented times". No one knows what to expect and that makes everything in the...

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Want to Create Your Own Major? Here Are Some Tips!

You won't find my major, Advocacy and Justice Studies on the Furman website underneath the drop list of many, many majors you can take here, but you will see something called, "Individualized Curriculum Program". Individualized...

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Deck the Halls Purple and White!

I come from a huge Furman family. I'm a 4th generation legacy, so as you can imagine, we love us some Furman. My grandparents bleed purple and every year when they decorate for Christmas, their...

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Why I Applied Early Action

We’re in the thick of college application season, and that means you might be trying to figure out by which application deadline you should submit your application. Me the day I got accepted to Furman!...

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Christmas in Greenville

If you know me, you know that Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year. I've grown up in Greenville my whole life and I LOVE spending Christmas here. There are always so many things...

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You Made It to Winter Break. What Now?

Fall semesters are always a rush, and finally reaching the finish line can feel like the greatest accomplishment in the world. Winter break is finally a time to slow down, rest, and relax after fourteen...

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