Category: Colleges

2012 Scholarship Recipient Seokho Hong Writes About His College Experiences

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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 to work at Cisco as a Data Scientist. To see Seokho’s winning entry for the Carol Phan College Scholarship….go here. Here is Seokho’s 2016 update on his experiences at Stanford…

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

Here is a BRAND NEW blog entry from Caitlin Dong, ForCarol.com’s 2011 College Scholarship  winner. Caitlin is now attending U.C. Berkeley (….Berzerkeley….I just had to do it!).  🙂 Enjoy! — College life is undoubtedly different from high school/home life in many ways. While college life and living on your own is exciting and fun, nothing…

California College’s Salary Potential

Lori showed me this link on the University of the Pacific web site. In there, UOP (Pacific) states that Payscale.com has ranked Pacific graduates as #5 in salary potential among tons of California universities.  We (I say, we, because Kristen goes to UOP) even beat Berzerkely and Cal Poly!  I’m shocked….really, I am. Pretty cool.…

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 in the middle of June. Everyone abbreviated and referred to orientation as CalSO (Cal Student Orientation). I just learned the other week that UC Berkeley is also known as “Cal”…

Cal Poly Campus Tour

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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 UOP, but, the area rocks with beaches, San Luis Obispo and sooo much more nearby. More pictures of our tour to Cal Poly in October 2009 (click to enlarge)   …