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Furman University College Advising Corps

Program Description

The Furman University College Advising Corps launched in August 2017 as the first College Advising Corps partner program in the state of South Carolina. The Furman University College Advising Corps places seven full-time college advisers in all seven high schools in Lancaster and Chester counties to help students navigate the often complex college search and application process.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Furman