Admissions Blog Posts

Every Furman Student’s Favorite Question

-Alexandra Rick- Being a freshman in college means a lot of things. It’s one of the most exciting times of your life so far- it means having more freedom, starting a brand new academic journey,...

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My Favorite Spring Activities in Greenville

By Colin Klaff There is so much to enjoy about Greenville, but when the weather starts to look as great as it does in the spring here, this place becomes very special. From hiking to...

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An Open Letter to my Freshman Roommate

-Alexandra Rick- Dear sweet roomie,  From the moment that I met you I just had an immediate feeling you would be in my life forever. Sure, we got matched to be roommates based on a...

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Thank You Freshman Year!

- Andersen Wade - Looking back on everything I've experienced during my freshman year, the things I love the most are the people I've found. I know I was worried about finding friends before starting...

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Seven Years of Friendship

Libby Mulligan One of the first things I really loved about Furman was its community and student body. On my first tour here, my tour guide mentioned this thing called "the 7 years of friendship"...

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Get (Furman) Engaged!

By Colin Klaff Every year at Furman there is a day called Furman Engaged. This is a day where we have no classes and we have the amazing opportunity to watch and learn from the...

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Finding yOur hOme: What tO expect during OrientatiOn

When you think of the phrase “freshman orientation” what do you think of? Maybe your initial reaction is excitement thinking of all the fun "get to know you" games that are played? Or, for some...

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Dreaming of the Furman Advantage

- Andersen Wade - As a freshman, I haven't experienced much of the Furman Advantage yet, but I'm so excited for everything to come. I've heard of all the amazing opportunities and I've even seen...

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Internships in GVL

By Colin Klaff Internships here in Greenville come in many forms. Whether the internship you are after is connected to Furman, at Furman, or not affiliated at all, the internship office and career center are...

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The Physical Activity Center Highlight

By Colin Klaff The Physical Activity Center, better known as the PAC here on campus, is an amazing space for many different things. It is the home to the gym, swimming pool, basketball courts and...

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How TFA Will Guide You Through Your Freshman Year

If you’ve ever received a piece of mail from us at Furman in ANY capacity, you’ve probably noticed a few key things about our school. Sure, you’ve probably gotten a postcard with pictures of the...

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Why I Love Office Hours

- Andersen Wade - One on one time with professors can make all the difference in your class. Furman professors are so approachable and genuinely want to help you succeed. That's one of my absolute...

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