Admissions Blog Posts

Furman and Fall, What Could Be Better?

Introduction Furman and its surroundings offer so many opportunities for Fall Fun. Some of my favorites are Paris Mountain drives, Swamp Rabbit Trail Walks, and going into Travelers Rest for good food. Furman’s campus is...

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Becoming a Paladin: The Start of My Journey as a Student-Athlete

Intro The journey to becoming a student-athlete at Furman University is a unique and exciting one. It's a path filled with recruitment calls, decisions, and the anticipation of starting your college career as a Paladin....

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Tips and Tricks for a Successful Furman University Application

Hello, Potential Dins! My name is Kobby Frempong, a sophomore international student from Ghana. Today, we will be dissecting the conundrums of college applications and what it means to put together a sterling application worthy...

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Game Day at Furman

The “Friday Night Lights” experience at Furman is nothing short of amazing. I mean, who wouldn’t love cheering on a #8 nationally ranked team? A typical gameday for students can look different depending on what...

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Tips & Tricks For Your Application!

Hello! My name is Gracie Carroll, and I am a junior Communication Studies major and Visual Strategy minor from Aiken South Carolina. Recently, I’ve been thinking back to my college application process and how I...

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Get to Know Me! A Snapshot Into My Life

Hey y’all! My name is Monica, and I’m one of the new admissions social media interns this fall! I am currently a junior studying Business Administration, and I can’t wait to bring you all along...

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Introducing Me: Andy!

Hey guys! My name is Andy Nogas and I’m a sophomore from Raleigh, NC. I’m planning on majoring in Sustainability Sciences with a minor in Education. I’m involved in Greek life and Furman’s Car Club,...

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Swinging Rackets, Crafting Content: Who I Am and Where I Came From

A Quick Intro Hi! My name is Elijah Poritzky and I'm the new social media intern for admissions. I am currently a junior here at Furman. I grew up in Saratoga Springs, New York and...

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A Furman Summer to Remember: Adventures, Research, and Fun in the Sun

Hey there, fellow adventurers! Buckle up your seatbelt as I take you on a ride through my unforgettable summer of 2023.  I promise you won't want to miss this story!   Fun in the Sun! My...

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How the Furman Advantage Shaped My Summer

Hello, my name is Gracie Carroll, and I am a junior from Aiken, South Carolina! I am a Communication Studies major with a minor in Visual Strategy. This past summer, I did an internship with...

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The Furman Transfer Experience: Finding your Home

  Hello everyone!   My name is Ty Robbins, Assistant Director of Admissions and Furman University’s transfer admissions counselor. I am here with Anna Clare O’Gorman to discuss her experience as a transfer student at...

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Admissions Summer Internship Reflections

Hey everyone! My name is Caroline Stemple. I am a rising Junior from Charleston, South Carolina and I’m majoring in Education! This summer I had the chance to work with the Office of Admissions as...

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