Category: Education

  • 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. […]

  • Save Mart S.H.A.R.E.S Card for ForCarol.com Fundraising

    Save Mart S.H.A.R.E.S Card for ForCarol.com Fundraising

        NEW: SHARES is now part of eScrip If you shop at Save Mart, help us help YOUR kids afford college! Go to the eScrip page for Save Mart and sign up (I gave them my cell phone number). Super simple! When you shop at Save Mart, Food MAXX, or Lucky stores just give […]

  • UC Berkeley Student Orientation by Caitlin Dong

    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” […]

  • “My Passion For Dance & How It’s Changed” by Caitlin Dong

    “My Passion For Dance & How It’s Changed” by Caitlin Dong

    My Passion for Dance & How It’s Changed Submitted by: Caitlin Dong When I was little, I dreamed of being a prima ballerina. After all, what little girl doesn’t dream of becoming someone who is beautiful and graceful, like a ballerina? I always envied the older girls, who danced on stage elegantly and wore pink […]

  • Congratulations to Caitlin Dong

    Congratulations to Caitlin Dong

    Read Caitlin’s application essay here. ForCarol.com congratulates Caitlin Dong, Tracy High IB student with a 4.52 GPA(!!!), for being the winner of the $1000 2011 Carol Phan College Scholarship!  🙂 Caitlin submitted an outstanding essay (“My Passion for Dance & How It’s Changed”) describing her passion for dance, and the effort she and her friend […]

  • Paintings by Kelcie Rodriguez

    Kelcie (Tracy High senior) submitted an essay describing her passion for painting for her application for the $1000 Carol Phan College Scholarship. Kelcie gave us permission to share some of her paintings with you.  Enjoy! Drive Safe!  Never Forget.

  • “What’s Your Passion in Life?” by Melanie Koochof

    Melanie submitted this awesome poem for her application for the $1000 Carol Phan College Scholarship.  Melanie gave us permission to share her talent with you.  Enjoy! What’s your passion in life? Passion boils within my soul, And I want to help whoever I can. This community is in a deep hole – I need to […]

  • Cal Poly Campus Tour

    Cal Poly Campus Tour

    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. Here are some pictures of our tour to Cal Poly in October 2009 (click to enlarge)             Drive Safe!  Never Forget.

  • 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). I updated this page: 2/28/2020. Things may have changed since 2009 when we took the pictures. Here are some pictures we took while touring the campus: Here is a video made by a student (I think). More colleges…. […]