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Top 10 Ways to Finish Your Senior Year Strong

It is spring of your senior year and your head is spinning with college decisions, spring break vacations, preparing for tests and exams, and oh…there’s prom. Here’s a list to help remind you of how to enjoy the best of both, your senior year and the anticipation of starting college in the fall! 10. Study […]

Top 14 Things to Pack for College

Whether you’re the type who stresses about packing for three weeks before an overnight trip, or more of an “hour-before” type packer, assembling all of your stuff for college can be daunting. Here are a few things we want to make sure you don’t forget. Blazer Blazers and sport coats are never inappropriate for an […]

Figuring Out your Financial Aid Package

As of this post, admission applicants for Early Decision and Early Action programs at Furman have received their financial aid packages. Regular Decision applicants…. hang in there. We will email those on or about April 1st. So, once you have the numbers in front of you, what’s next? First, your financial aid award email (we […]

8 Ways to Know that Furman is the School for You

Choosing a college can be a difficult experience.  You want to choose a place that will feel like home for the next four years.  You’re looking for a university that best fits the qualities and characteristics that you value in a school.  In my own college search, I was looking for small class sizes, challenging […]

Application decision plans..how to choose

So, fall is here and it is THAT time—time to apply to colleges! What could be more fun, right? Well, the good thing is there are several application decision plans to choose from, depending on how far along in your college search you are. You are probably wondering which decision plan is the best way […]

Application Tips

Application tips. “What an ambiguous topic,” you say. How can one go wrong, guided by the required fields and checkmarks in the Common Application? Where are the ambiguities in providing biographical information? What finesse is there to be had in listing my extracurricular activities? Filling out a “form” such as the Common Application seems like […]