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How to Make the Most of Your Relationship with Your College Counseling Office

Today’s blog was written by admission counselor Laura Schmidt.     College Counseling Offices differ across the country in terms of size, and also the amount of time they are able to spend with each individual student. Some high school counselors work with one to two students, and some work with hundreds. That being said—no […]

What I Wish I Knew Before I Came to Furman

This guest blog is by current senior Christopher Razo from Chicago, IL.   As a high school senior when student gear up to apply for schools and attend campus visits, they are instantly hit with fast facts presented by an admissions counselor trying to sell their respective institute. However, more often then not, students are […]

5 Things That Defined My Furman Experience

Today’s blog was written by admission counselor Coady Shovlain. I love my job. As an admission counselor I travel all over the country, I meet motivated students, I read heart-warming applications, but none of that gets at the heart of why I completely love what I do. It is that I get to represent Furman […]

What It Means to Be a Furman Legacy

  Legacy /’leg-uh-see’/ n. a student whose parent, grandparent, or sibling has attended Furman University. If you looked in a Furman dictionary between words like “The Lib” (Duke Library) and “The PAC” (Physical Activities Center), you would find the above definition for “Legacy.” I am a proud Furman legacy of my mom, who graduated back […]

Study Away!

 This guest blog was written by Christopher Razo, a current senior from Chicago, IL. During my first three years at Furman, I have earned the opportunity to participate in two study away programs. The first program that I participated in was the “May by the Bay” San Francisco- May X, as a sophomore. The second […]