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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” because it was the first

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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 put into a dance program

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“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 provide it with a plan.

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