Admissions Blog Posts

Engaged Living: A Unique Freshman Year Experience

One of the things that I was worried about the most coming into freshman year was finding a group of friends. I knew that there would be a plethora of students for me to get...

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Student Diversity Council: What does diversity look like at Furman?

Hi, hello, and welcome back! In this article I will be discussing what diversity at Furman looks like! Admissions receives a ton of questions about how Furman enhances diversity on campus despite us being a...

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Top 10 Dorm Essentials

Hi friends! I hope y’all are having a great week full of things that make you happy. When I was thinking about topics to cover this week, I thought about what I would want to...

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Paladin Pride

With just under 3,000 students, many people are surprised to hear Furman has Division 1 athletics, especially those who may not be college sports fans in the first place. While we may not always be...

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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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