Admissions Blog Posts

Wandering around Furman!

Do you love exploring nature? Or love to go on adventures with your friends? Well, Furman’s campus is situated close to many lookout points, waterfalls, hiking trails, and mountains! You probably know that Furman is...

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October is Over — Now What?

November is here, and fall semester at Furman is nearing the end, but there is so much left in store! Weekends at the Well! Football season has come to a close, but let the basketball...

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‘Me Time’ and How to Find it in College

The cliche term 'Me Time' truly becomes essential when you get to college. Throughout your early years, you may have had your own room or a safe space in your house that you could count...

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Oh The Places You’ll Go: Study Away Edition!

We've all heard the classic story of a college girl who goes abroad to "find herself" and have an experience that completely "changes her life." Studying abroad was one of the biggest things I was...

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Thursday Night Lights

Concerts are always some of the best nights but imagine having one right on your college campus. I never thought that was a possibility, but I’ve already had two amazing concert experiences while at Furman!...

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FU for FOUR

You might know that Furman is 100% residential! What does this mean? Well, you--and every other Furman student--live on campus for all four of your college years. So basically, you’re a jump, skip, and a...

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Fall at Furman

Fall at Furman! One of my favorite seasons at Furman is fall. The cool air and the changing colors of the trees make for a beautiful campus. But, beyond the on-campus festivities, Greenville was rated...

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So You Think You Know Your (Clifton) Strengths!

Let me start off by saying, I am so excited to be writing this blog post for you guys. Personality tests are one of my favorite past times -- enneagrams, Myers Briggs, Buzzfeed quizzes, etc!...

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A Very Happy HalloWEEK

Holidays in college are one of my favorite things because everyone is so happy and excited all around campus. You get a change from the typical family traditions – don’t get me wrong, I love...

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One Small Closet and 3 Drawers… Your Freshman Year Wardrobe

Packing for your first year at college, at least for myself, was super exciting! I grew up attending a private, Christian school and for 13 years I either had a uniform or a dress code....

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Work Hard, Play Hard

Navigating an On-Campus Job! Being a full-time college student is a huge time commitment, so when it comes to adding what organizations and extra-cirriculars you want to be apart of, you sometimes have to be...

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Hidden Greenville Gems from a Local!

Whenever I am giving a tour of campus and chitchatting with families, my go-to question is always "Have you guys visited Greenville before?" If they answer yes, I ask them what their favorite spots are...

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