Admissions Blog Posts

New “Semester” Resolutions!

I’m sure you’ve heard of a new year's resolution, but what about a new "semester” resolution?  At midnight on January 1st, confetti cannons explode, the Times Square Ball Drops, and yells of HAPPY NEW YEAR...

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LDOC and all the mixed emotions that come with it!

As I'm writing this blog post, it is currently LDOC. Yes, yes, yes, another Furman acronym. LDOC stands for the last day of classes. LDOC always stirs up a variety of emotions in me. Being...

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Decisions? Decisions!

It’s that time of year! Decision time! For those of you who will be attending college next year (class of ‘26 I see you!), you'll probably be looking out for your decision letters, emails, and...

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The College Search Rollercoaster

The absolute best part of the college search – getting accepted!! Some of the most important and happiest memories are opening that letter and seeing the words “Congratulations!” I can barely even express the joy...

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Some Thoughts From A Public Health Major!

Hi guys! For this week's blog, I thought it would be awesome to give you guys a glimpse into something besides my psychology and sociology major and the other things I'm involved with on campus....

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Getting off Campus: What to do

When deciding where I wanted to attend college a big factor for me was making sure I did not have a campus that I felt "stuck" on. I loved the idea of attending a small...

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Business As Usual

All About Business Administration Are you interested in being a Business Administration major at Furman? The Business department is actually one of the unique majors at Furman to which students have to apply. When you...

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5 Things College Life Has Taught Me

Obviously, you come to college to learn, but some of the most important things you learn actually aren’t even in the classroom. There are so many life skills and lessons you gain throughout your four...

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Dorm Sweet Dorm!

Furman's campus is so beautiful. You can't really go wrong with where you end up dorm-wise. For freshmen, there are five residential buildings: Blackwell Hall, Manly Hall, Geer Hall, Poteat Hall, and last but not...

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Eating on a Meal Plan: How it Works

Each year at Furman University you will purchase a meal plan as part of your tuition. Simply a meal plan looks like this: But what does all of that mean? Ill break it down for...

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NOT just a Number

At Furman, there’s a 10:1 student to faculty ratio. In other words, there are about ten Furman students per every 1 faculty member. On the surface, this number shows that we have relatively small class...

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My Furman Packing List

Freshman Year Packing List [caption id="attachment_9763" align="alignright" width="225"] This me on freshman year move-in day![/caption] So you’ve been accepted to your dream school. You’ve paid your deposit, posted an Instagram picture, and now the countdown...

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