Admissions Blog Posts

Japanese Modern Language House: An Inside Look!

Furman University offers a unique housing program termed the "Modern Language House" which is located in North Village apartment complex, A. It houses several different languages, including Spanish, Chinese, French, Japanese, and many more! In...

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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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Furman Futures

For me, the people here is what sets Furman apart from any other school. Every interaction I've had with the professors is intentional, genuine, and leaves me feeling better than before and more confident in...

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That “Feeling”

Picture this: It's the morning of Thanksgiving, turkeys cooking, the TV is switching between the football game and the Macy's parade, cousins running around the house, and you are cozied up on the couch. Who...

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Making A Home At Furman

Hi everyone! So I was originally going to make this blog about finding an On-Campus job and work studies at Furman. Then the ending of Mamma Mia made me want to hold off on work-study...

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To GVL & Beyond: Exploring Outside Furman’s Gates

Furman is incredibly easy to fall in love with-- the people, campus, academics, the opportunities, and the incredible city of Greenville are all reasons I knew the moment I stepped on campus that I had...

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First Year Engaged Living

Near the Clark Murphy Area during our Snow Day off! Unlike a lot of Freshman students, I did not live in the South Housing compartments. I actually signed up for one of the four/five First...

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How to Heller!

During my time at Furman, I’ve found that I’ve been poured into by so many people and in so many aspects. I have incredible professors, advisors, friends, peers, and bosses who are constantly giving their...

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A Letter to my Freshman Year Self

Dear Freshman Alex,  Welcome to college! I know how in love you were with Furman the moment you toured it, and now you get to be a real life student here! What a DREAM. These...

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People to Jump Up and Down With…

With the admission decision season upon us, it’s easy to forget that stalking the mailman or refreshing your email 3000 times a minute to see if you got in, are not the only important things...

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How to Create/Design Your Own Major

by Nudrat Nawar As a freshman, sometimes we have no idea what we will be majoring in (Guilty!). My parents told me maybe you should try to be a Computer Science major or an Applied...

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