Category: Colleges

2016 Scholarship Recipient Heather Norman Writes About Her College Experiences

The last 6 months have been some of the best of my life. Because of the ForCarol Scholarship I was able to have the unique […]

2012 Scholarship Recipient Seokho Hong Writes About His College Experiences

Seokho Hong was the Tracy High 2012 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient. He has graduated from Stanford with a B.S. in Computer Science and plans […]

Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm (BRAD)

I saw this video on Facebook. Sure hope Derek does not mind me reposting it here for all our readers.  🙂 VERY COOL, VERY CREATIVE. […]

“High School vs College and Home vs Dorm” by Caitlin Dong

Here is a BRAND NEW blog entry from Caitlin Dong,’s 2011 College Scholarship  winner. Caitlin is now attending U.C. Berkeley (….Berzerkeley….I just had to […]

“College Thus Far :-)” by Caitlin Dong

Note:  Caitlin Dong was the first recipient of the Carol Phan College Scholarship.  She is now attending U.C. Berkeley.  Thank you, Caitlin, for this update […]

University of the Pacific Cardboard Regatta 2011

Fun video from Pacific….enjoy watching how engineering students design then test their cardboard boats. Why UOP?  My daughter Kristen (Soph) and lifelong friend Alison (Frosh) […]

California College’s Salary Potential

Lori showed me this link on the University of the Pacific web site. In there, UOP (Pacific) states that has ranked Pacific graduates as […]

UC Berkeley Student Orientation by Caitlin Dong

UC Berkeley Student Orientation by Caitlin Dong Just as high school freshmen attend orientation, so do college freshmen. I attended freshman orientation for UC Berkeley […]

Cal Poly Campus Tour

Here is a quick campus tour nicely done by sander72991 on YouTube.   Cal Poly was nice, the campus is functional, not nearly as beautiful as […]

California State University Fresno – Fresno State Campus Tour

I liked Fresno State.  Nice and hot, beautiful buildings, and the campus was nice (very Central Valleyish). Visit Picasa for our pictures of Fresno State […]

University of California at Berkeley Campus Tour

A lot of Tracy students end up at Berkeley (assuming they have the grades to get in).  Trivia:  My wife’s cousin used to be the […]

Stanford University Campus Video Tour

Stanford University.  Not much to say since it is so well known, but, it is in Palo Alto, CA and is a pretty nice campus. […]