Admissions Blog Posts

Hitting the Links: The Furman University Golf Course

By: Whit Buchanan Do you ever have a ton of free time with nothing to do? Do you ever want to be active outside without a strenuous workout? Do you like free things? If you...

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When the postman sends you a package…

By: Renee Neves Over the course of getting to know Furman University throughout your college search process, you will most likely hear a lot about its intimate size. With only 2800 students and a little...

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A Summer in Greenville

By: Preston Wickremesekera As I enter into my senior year at Furman, there is still something I have yet to experience as a student: A Greenville summer. Being from Chicago, I have gotten a taste...

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Following Family Footsteps

- Andersen Wade - I know some siblings try to get as far away from each other as soon as they have the chance, but what I never realized is how many people have younger...

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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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