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2015 Scholarship Recipient Claire Guite Writes About Her College Experience

Our 2015 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner, Claire Guite, graduated in May from Cal State Long Beach with a B.A in Fashion Design. Below, Claire writes about her college and work experiences. Go here to see Claire’s 2015 winning scholarship entry. 🙂 Enjoy! Hello everyone! I am here to give an update on my college experience, life in general, and

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Our 2019 College Scholarship Winner: Nathaniel Tran

Meet Nathaniel Tran our 2019 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations, Nathaniel!   Nathaniel will be attending Pomona College majoring in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Nathaniel submitted two resumes for his scholarship application. Very clever, must read 🙂 Go here to see all the scholarship recipients since 2011. Enjoy! Most of what I try fails, but these failures are often invisible, while the successes

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“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Movie Review

9 years ago A young Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites) figures out a way to meet with his father, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom).  But the meeting is less than satisfactory as Will is still cursed on the Flying Dutchman. But, Henry hatches a plan to break the curse:  Find Poseidon’s lost trident then he will control the seas and break his

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“Still Alice” Movie Review

Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) is a distinguished professor of linguistics at Columbia University and author of a world renown textbook on linguistics. At the youthful age of 50, Alice is mentally and physically active, eats healthy, is excited about her work as a professor and researcher, has a loving husband (John played by Alec Baldwin) and four adult children. And

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Movie Box Office Results January 20 – 22 2017

Split scares the competition to land at #1.   The top ten movies for January 20 – 22, 2017 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Split, $40.1 million, Total so far: $40.1 million #2:  xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, $20 million, Total so far: $20 million #3:  Hidden Figures, $16.25 million, Total so far: $84 million #4:  Sing, $9 million, Total so far:

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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 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 and growing up. Thank you,

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Heather Norman

Heather Norman is our 2016 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient. Heather will be attending BYU studying Nursing with a minor in Music. We hope to hear from Heather as she progresses in her college career. Update: Heather wrote a blog about her college experiences.  Click here to read it. Exciting times! Heather submitted this essay and video for her scholarship

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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 because my entry was so

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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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