Admissions Blog Posts

We Are All In This Together

As my first semester of sophomore year comes to a close, I find myself looking back on the memories I was able to make in these fast paced 14 weeks!  As I’m sure most of...

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Balancing a Job (or two or three!) at College

If you've been following our Instagram, you might've seen my stories about how much I love my job at the Library, and if you check out the blog pretty often, you might've read my recent...

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SoHo Community!

If you're anything like me, living right next to all of your best friends is one of the best things to ever happen. You probably won't have another time in your life when your closest...

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(college) writer’s block

As we approach the BULK of admissions season, I was thinking back to my own college application time. I vividly remember one aspect of the application process that brought along so much stress… ESSAYS. What...

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ALL The Seasons

Greenville weather is like no other. We really do get all four seasons - sometimes in the same week!! Everyone expects South Carolina to be hot all the time, but we definitely get a full...

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My Favorite Outdoor Activities on Campus

By: Colin Klaff One of the first things I noticed about Furman when I was visiting was how beautiful the campus is. For a school that would be considered on the smaller side, our campus...

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Tips for Study Away

USING BRITISH SLANG WITH A KENTUCKY ACCENT I can confidently claim that 9 out of 10 people would use the same word to describe their high school years… awkward. Let’s be honest, braces and puberty...

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Planning for Your Major

I will admit… I’m a bit of a planner. And when I say I’m a planner, I mean that before I even stepped foot on campus for my Freshman year, I had mapped out a...

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Second Semester Organizations to get Involved In

Something great about a smaller liberal arts college is that involvement in student organizations is high. Furman students love to connect to the campus community through serving in student organizations and clubs. Many organizations open...

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Affirmations with Alex

It’s no secret I’m an extremely positive person. I love making people feel special, viewing the glass half full, and genuinely embracing anything and everything life throws at me. Full disclosure, because I am so...

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A Second Family

Having a support system in college is essential. I know I was so used to always relying on my family, so I was sooo lucky to find some amazing friends during my first semester. Living...

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Why Four Years Residential is AMAZING

I want to paint a picture for y’all. It’s a cool, fall afternoon in Greenville, South Carolina. I’m sitting in my North Village apartment, the windows are open, and I can faintly hear the sound...

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