Category: SCHOLARSHIP BLOG ENTRIES

  • My First Few Weeks at Cal State Long Beach Among Other Things :-)

    My First Few Weeks at Cal State Long Beach Among Other Things :-)

    Claire Guite, our 2015 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient, sent in this blog entry talking about her first few weeks at Cal State Long Beach!  — My First Few Weeks at Cal State Long Beach Among Other Things 🙂 By claireguite When I entered for this scholarship, I thought for sure I wasn’t going to win […]

  • Claire Guite

    Claire Guite

    Claire is the 2015 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner! Claire will be attending CSU Long Beach, majoring in Fashion Design. UPDATE: Claire graduated from CSU Long Beach in May 2019, she is now working in the fashion industry. We hope to be getting an update from Claire soon. 🙂 Go here to see Claire’s work: […]

  • Inyoung Hong Our 2014 College Scholarship Winner

    Inyoung Hong Our 2014 College Scholarship Winner

    Computer Program Inyoung submitted a link to a computer program she wrote explaining her passion (link updated by Inyoung April 27, 2022): Note: This is FABULOUS!!!!! https://inyounghong.github.io/passion/ Essay 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 […]

  • Graduating High School by Kyleigh McPhillips

    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 […]

  • Kyleigh McPhillips

    Kyleigh McPhillips

    Click here for more information on Kyleigh and the rest of the scholarship recipients.

  • “My Freshman Year of College is Over” by Caitlin Dong

    “My Freshman Year of College is Over” by Caitlin Dong

    A quick note from Caitlin Dong, our first Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient! D-O-N-E. I’m donedonedone. My freshman year of college is over and it definitely feels surreal. I remember thinking at the beginning of the school year that time could not pass by any slower. In retrospect, the year seemed to fly by. However, I don’t […]

  • Amy Ly, West High

    Amy Ly, West High

    For more about Amy and the other scholarship winners..click here. Here is the picture Amy submitted for the scholarship: – Drive Safe!  Never Forget.

  • Seokho Hong, Tracy High

    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 […]