Admissions Blog Posts

Dorm Room Dos and Don’ts

By: Claudia Roe It’s summer before freshman year. You have just received the email with your housing assignment and roommate as you prepare to kick-off the next four years of your life at Furman University....

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My personal journey to Furman from the Midwest

By: Preston Wickremesekera When I first started at Furman, I was convinced that every student here was from Charlotte, Charleston, or Atlanta. I did not meet anyone from outside of the South until after the...

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What I learned my first semester at Furman University!

By: Chloe Treible Change is one of the only qualities in life we can expect to be unexpected. There is no plan that works out perfectly, which in my case led to an ever- changing...

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Japanese Language House: A Guide to Engaged Living on Campus

By: Caitlin Kirby The Japanese Language House, without a doubt, has been one of the most rewarding experiences during my time at Furman. It has surrounded me with a community of individuals that care deeply...

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Taking the Stage at Furman

By: Emily Enlow Whether you have a passion for performing or would rather cheer your friends on from the audience, Furman has a thriving arts community on campus. I’m a Theatre Arts major, so I...

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Choosing Furman from Massachusetts

By: Andrew Daphnis During my college search process, every single factor that goes into making a college decision confused me.  Are my grades good enough? Will I fit in? How can I figure out what...

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What’s Next?

By: Patrick Carolina III THE LAST DANCE During every level of school whether it's elementary or college, we all experience becoming a senior and having our “last dance” within that phase. During that “last dance,”...

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Live Local Music through the Eyes of a Musician

By: Miles Baker Greenville is home to tons of different music genres. I promise you if you want to hear a specific genre, you’ll be able to find it at one of our many spots...

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Advantages of Academic Advising

By: Alex Bussom Part of why I chose Furman revolved around wanting to be a name and not a number within my classes. I had a great relationship with my teachers in high school, some...

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Starting your own club at Furman (The Furman Fish and Fly Club)

By: Wills Mackay Creating a club here at Furman has been both an exciting and rewarding experience. Beginning in the Fall of 2020, my roommate and I were searching for new activities to pursue in...

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A Typical Day in the Life of a Furman Student

By: Jada Rodgers One question that I am almost always asked on tours is “what does a typical day look like for a Furman student?” While this answer generally varies from student to student, and...

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My Off-Campus Bucket List

By: Claudia Roe   Upon coming to Furman, you will be able to experience a range of weekly on-campus events put on by a variety of organizations like the Furman University Student Activities Board (FUSAB)...

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