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My experience at Furman has been mostly interactionsBrightEconomics
My experience at Furman has been mostly interactions with rich snooty white kids who think they're better than everybody else because their daddy is a lawyer and everything they own is designer. Tuition is overly expensive and a degree from Furman is definitely overrated. The facilities and faculty are mostly wonderful, but there is absolutely no diversity and there is more gossip here than there was at my high school. Also, Greek life is a huge deal at Furman, but no tour guide will ever honestly tell you that. Overall, it's an okay school, but the social life is just awful.
1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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Where do I start? Where do I start?Not so bright
Where do I start? Where do I start? WHERE DO I FREAKIN' START?
First off, somehow despite the barrage of negative reviews Furman still manages to get an "A" for Educational Quality. I honestly have to believe the "A" stands for A-S-S. Let me remind you that this is the institution that helped launch Joan Farnoosh to the Nobel Prize for Massage Therapy. Educationally, you become more stupid. Socially, you become more toad-like. Physically, you become more rotund, or should we say Joan-like...

Let me also point out that Furman University is located next to Swan Lake. What a damn joke! Did the University's founders actually think that they would somehow the school would reach a higher level of sophistication by associating themselves with the Russian ballet? The only thing "Russian" about this place is the Stalin-like atmosphere which forces you to run through the fountains.

I also cannot post without mentioning the food. It's gross - tastes like Ethel's face whipped in lard and then poached in chlorine. The "chefs" (in quotes because they're more like butt-ravaging butchers) never order Paula Deen's chicken. Do they not believe in the power of butter? Clearly, Joan Talamo does. These idiot "chefs" also think they can eat swan. It's Swan Lake but they don't have swans. How stupid can these people be? Honestly, they also look like they need a serious makeover. If I ever step foot back on the campus, I will take these chefs to the salon and make sure they get a serious facial. It ain't about the ASS.Last but not least, I want to celebrate the retirement of Catherine E. Moore. Yes, it has been many years since this woman left the public school system but her legacy of strict, constructionist education without emotion or soul has remained with us as if she never left. She was replaced with a platypus who turned out to be a serious upgrade.

1st Year Female -- Class 2015
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Picturesque you say? Quaint? Quintessential college town? DoNot so bright
Picturesque you say? Quaint? Quintessential college town? Don't let some of these reviews fool you! FU is located along a mosquito infested swamp built to cover up a landfill. Fine, there is one beautiful tower building, but one building does not a college make! For those who have gotten tours, did you realize their failure to mention or show you dormitories? That's because there aren't any! Everyone piles into the one tower-like structure that exists on campus to give you that 'beautiful' water view. And, let's just say that the campus is extremely proud of their 'lake.' The PE requirement is often fulfilled by completing some sort of water aerobics in the swamp as well as the classic game of 'pick up the shoe,' which involves students swimming to the bottom and collecting old shoes. The individual who collects the most shoes is the winner! Of course the fun doesn't stop here, as there are often movies on the lake, lake concerts, and of course skinny dipping but let's just say it's more like fat dipping. In fact, the university must refill the lake weekly after students jump into it. This often appears paradoxical to those on the outside and inside for that matter as the culinary options here are scarce and students are often tempted to engage in cannibalistic activities in order to stay alive! All I can say is stay awake and stay alert!
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