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Our 2020 College Scholarship Winner: Alexandra Manzo

Meet Alexandra Manzo our 2020 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations, Alexandra! Alexandra won in this coronavirus pandemic, weird world, against 11 other excellent applicants (the highest quality I have seen in 10 years). I will meet with her and her parents for an “official” Starbucks picture and to give her the certificate and scholarship money. But, we will do

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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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Christmas Shopping 2015

Helping ForCarol.com provide college scholarships to Tracy, CA scholars is now easier than ever.   When you buy from Amazon, Amazon will donate a tiny bit of money (.5% of your order) to ForCarol. Just click on the pictures below, or this link, to shop at AmazonSmile and support ForCarol.com. – Drive Safe!  Never Forget (Carol, Chris, Kassy, and Bobby)

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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:  be.net/claireguite Here is Claire’s essay

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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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