Admissions Blog Posts

Advice for Surviving and Thriving in Your First Semester

Starting college is one of the most intimidating things before you actually do it. The night before my move-in day, I was so stressed out. I knew I would love Furman, but the thought of...

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My Favorite Furman Classes

Over my first couple of years here at Furman, I have had the opportunity to take many different courses that have shaped my academic path. The courses that I have enjoyed the most and have...

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Three Musketeers of Dorm Decor

Marshalls, Target, Home Goods. The three musketeers of dorm decor. If I had a dollar for every time I went to or searched online at one of those stores for dorm decorations, I’d be rich...

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A Day in the Life of a Commuter Student

One of the coolest things about Furman is its 4 year residential requirement, meaning students live on campus for all four years. The whiteboard from my dorm Freshman year! As a first year student, you...

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4 Quick Tips on How to Make the Most of Your COVID College Experience

Stay positive  COVID-19 is making the college experience look a lot different, but that does not mean it has to bring it crumbling down in any sense. Whether you are a freshman starting your first...

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All Things Alex: Enneagram Edition

Hey there!  Surprise, I’m back!! My sweet summer admissions internship ended back in July, and I’ve been anxiously awaiting the return to blogging and all things Furman social media! With that, I am absolutely ECSTATIC...

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Me, Myself, & I

Hey y'all! My name is Andersen Wade and I am SO excited to get to share my freshman year with you. Here's a little bit about me - I'm a biggg people person, I love...

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Meeting Me: Colin Klaff

Hey, everyone! My name is Colin Klaff, and I am a junior from Washington D.C. I am a business administration major, and I've been involved with the club soccer team, Greek life, and now this...

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WHY FURMAN?: FEELS LIKE HOME

Hey Y'all! Remember me?! Rosemary here! Only difference is Im a year older and am now 'officially' a Communications major! Im back again this year as a social media Intern and I couldn't be more...

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Learning About Libby: One Game at a Time

My time has closed as a Summer 2020 Intern, BUT I’m back and this time as a Social Media Intern for Furman’s Admissions office! Let’s do an introduction in a different way this time-- I...

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Things I Wish I Would’ve Known Before Freshman Year

I know we’ve all heard it from our family members, teachers, and older friends: college is the BEST FOUR YEARS OF YOUR LIFE! I think I heard this phrase at least once a day the...

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A Crash Course on Studying Away

Throughout the college application process, the study away opportunities each university offered to students was always something I found to be at the top of my check list when evaluating if a school would be...

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