Admissions Blog Posts
Eating on a Meal Plan: How it Works
Each year at Furman University you will purchase a meal plan as part of your tuition. This is what you will likely see when you sign up for one. But what does all of that...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Not So Broke College Students
I know we’ve all heard about “broke college kids” and trust me, that can definitely be the reality. It’s difficult to budget your money and make time for a job while balancing all of the...Continue Reading
Wandering around Furman!
Do you love exploring nature? Or love to go on adventures with your friends? Well, Furman’s campus is situated close to many lookout points, waterfalls, hiking trails, and mountains! You probably know that Furman is...Continue Reading
October is Over — Now What?
November is here, and fall semester at Furman is nearing the end, but there is so much left in store! Weekends at the Well! Football season has come to a close, but let the basketball...Continue Reading
‘Me Time’ and How to Find it in College
The cliche term 'Me Time' truly becomes essential when you get to college. Throughout your early years, you may have had your own room or a safe space in your house that you could count...Continue Reading
Oh The Places You’ll Go: Study Away Edition!
We've all heard the classic story of a college girl who goes abroad to "find herself" and have an experience that completely "changes her life." Studying abroad was one of the biggest things I was...Continue Reading
FU for FOUR
You might know that Furman is 100% residential! What does this mean? Well, you--and every other Furman student--live on campus for all four of your college years. So basically, you’re a jump, skip, and a...Continue Reading
So You Think You Know Your (Clifton) Strengths!
Let me start off by saying, I am so excited to be writing this blog post for you guys. Personality tests are one of my favorite past times -- enneagrams, Myers Briggs, Buzzfeed quizzes, etc!...Continue Reading
A Very Happy HalloWEEK
Holidays in college are one of my favorite things because everyone is so happy and excited all around campus. You get a change from the typical family traditions – don’t get me wrong, I love...Continue Reading
One Small Closet and 3 Drawers… Your Freshman Year Wardrobe
Packing for your first year at college, at least for myself, was super exciting! I grew up attending a private, Christian school and for 13 years I either had a uniform or a dress code....Continue Reading