Category Archives: Education

“Fill The Bag” Sponsors 2015

The following Tracy, CA small businesses have promised to “Fill the Bag” this summer with classroom supplies for local Tracy, CA teachers. Please do business with these wonderful small businesses. Click the business name to go to their web site. — NNIS Computer and Network Support Serving both business and home offices since 1999, NNIS is dedicated to providing high

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Inyoung Hong Our 2014 College Scholarship Winner

Two days before my 18th birthday, at 1 AM on a Monday morning, one of my best friends told me that she was going to die. An official brain scan was going to be done soon, but her doctor already knew the expected result. Maria had a brain tumor, and it was going to kill her. I was a wreck

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Graduating High School by Kyleigh McPhillips

I graduate high school in less than two weeks. This is no new prospect to me. My peers have scribbled countdowns onto every whiteboard, student planner, and corners of assignments that they can get their hands on. Even the teachers have acknowledged that their students are not always mentally there. I’ve crossed off each passing calendar day just as the

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ForCarol.com Awards $250 to Myesha Ryan, 4th grade teacher at Kelly Elementary

– ForCarol.com, Inc. held an email based contest last week. The first “Adopt A Class” registered teacher to respond to the email wins $250 for classroom supplies. Myesha Ryan, 4th Grade Teacher at Kelly Elementary in Tracy, CA responded to the email within 1 minute!  🙂 Yesterday we gave Myesha the $250 check.  Great fun! Help us continue to help

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Seokho Hong, Tracy High

For more about Seokho and the other scholarship winners…click here. – – Seokho Hong, Tracy High, 2012 Carol Phan College Scholarship Essay My passion in life is computer programming. It’s not simply what I want to do for a living in my future; it’s something I’ve done for many years. I have worked on dozens of major projects not to

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13 Most Useful and Useless College Majors

Kristen (my daughter and Carol’s best friend for those who don’t know) sent me this link last night….very interesting. The most useful, and useless, college majors. These are either from Newsweek, or Science Mag, or, The Daily Beast, or whatever…when it comes from Tumblr….the source is confusing.  🙂 Like our Movie Reviews?  Help us help local scholars: Donate for college scholarships.

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“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 really beats going home for

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