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Ashly Coronado

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Bio

i'm a high school student that works and studies full time. My dream is to become a professional.

Education

Glenview College Preparatory High School

High School
2023 - 2023

Miscellaneous

  • Desired degree level:

    Master's degree program

  • Majors of interest:

    • Education, General
    • Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
    • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Education

    • Dream career goals:

      Sports

      Weightlifting

      Club
      2023 – Present1 year
      Philippe Forton Scholarship
      From Pain to Purpose: My Journey to Becoming a Nurse Growing up in a Mexican low-income household, the fragility of life was a constant presence. My family's struggles were compounded when my mother was diagnosed with cancer. Witnessing her battle against this merciless disease ignited a profound desire within me to alleviate suffering and bring hope to those in need. It was during this tumultuous time that I discovered the transformative power of healthcare and nursing. As the eldest child, I assumed the role of caregiver for my mother, navigating the complexities of her treatment and providing unwavering support. In the face of adversity, I found solace in the compassionate care provided by healthcare professionals. Their dedication and expertise not only eased my mother's physical pain but also provided emotional comfort to our entire family. Through their tireless efforts, I witnessed the profound impact that healthcare can have on individuals and communities. Inspired by the remarkable nurses who tended to my mother with unwavering compassion, I embarked on a journey of self-discovery and academic pursuit. Despite the financial constraints that loomed over our family, I was determined to pursue a career in nursing. My mother's illness served as a catalyst for my aspirations, driving me to seek redemption through service to others. Enrolling in nursing school was a daunting endeavor, but my passion for healing and empathy for those in need propelled me forward. As I immersed myself in coursework and clinical experiences, I found fulfillment in learning how to provide holistic care to patients of diverse backgrounds. Each encounter reinforced my commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of others, just as healthcare professionals had done for my family. Throughout my academic journey, I have encountered numerous challenges, from financial hardships to academic setbacks. However, my mother's unwavering strength and resilience serve as a constant source of inspiration, reminding me of the importance of perseverance in the face of adversity. As I look towards the future, I am filled with a sense of purpose and determination. My experiences have instilled in me a deep-seated belief in the transformative power of healthcare and the profound impact that nurses can have on the lives of their patients. Armed with empathy, compassion, and a commitment to excellence, I am eager to embark on a career dedicated to healing, serving as a beacon of hope for those in need. In conclusion, my journey from adversity to aspiration has shaped my identity as a future nurse. Through the challenges and triumphs, I have discovered the true meaning of redemption and suppuration, finding solace in the healing power of healthcare and nursing. As I embark on this noble profession, I am grateful for the opportunity to honor my mother's legacy and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.
      Community Health Ambassador Scholarship for Nursing Students
      In our family, education has been the shining light during some of our darkest days. With my mother bravely fighting cancer, providing for our education seemed like an insurmountable challenge. However, we quickly realized that education held the key to a better future, even amid adversity. For us, education became more than just textbooks and classrooms; it became a lifeline of hope. It gave us a sense of purpose, a reason to strive for something greater. Despite the financial strain, my parents emphasized the importance of learning, knowing that it was our ticket to breaking free from the constraints of our circumstances. As my mother battled her illness, education became our anchor. It provided structure and routine, a sense of normalcy that offered solace during turbulent times. It was through education that we learned not only about the world but also about resilience and the power of determination. Today, as I reflect on those challenging days, I am profoundly grateful for the emphasis placed on education in our family. It was the driving force that empowered us to rise above our circumstances and shape a brighter future. It taught me that education is not just a privilege, but a lifeline that can transform lives, even in the face of the toughest challenges. In the tapestry of my life, the desire to attend college is woven with threads of hope and determination. Coming from a low-income family, education has always been the compass guiding us toward a brighter future. My parents' relentless pursuit of providing us with quality education, despite facing financial constraints and my mother's battle with cancer, instilled in me a deep appreciation for the transformative power of learning. Their sacrifices were not lost on me; they were the foundation upon which my aspirations took root. Every late-night shift and every extra job they took on were investments in my potential. Their unwavering support and belief in my abilities fueled my determination to excel academically. The educators who shaped my journey were instrumental in nurturing my passion for learning. Their dedication and encouragement ignited a curiosity that continues to burn brightly within me. Their influence extends far beyond the classroom, leaving an indelible mark on my thirst for knowledge. Now, as I stand at the threshold of higher education, I carry with me the dreams of my family and the legacy of those who believed in me. Pursuing college is not just a personal goal; it is a testament to the enduring power of education and a tribute to the sacrifices made on my behalf. It is an opportunity to further my potential and contribute meaningfully to a world that believes in the boundless possibilities that education can offer.
      Marian Haley Memorial Scholarship
      In our family, education has been the shining light during some of our darkest days. With my mother bravely fighting cancer, providing for our education seemed like an insurmountable challenge. However, we quickly realized that education held the key to a better future, even amid adversity. For us, education became more than just textbooks and classrooms; it became a lifeline of hope. It gave us a sense of purpose, a reason to strive for something greater. Despite the financial strain, my parents emphasized the importance of learning, knowing that it was our ticket to breaking free from the constraints of our circumstances. As my mother battled her illness, education became our anchor. It provided structure and routine, a sense of normalcy that offered solace during turbulent times. It was through education that we learned not only about the world but also about resilience and the power of determination. Today, as I reflect on those challenging days, I am profoundly grateful for the emphasis placed on education in our family. It was the driving force that empowered us to rise above our circumstances and shape a brighter future. It taught me that education is not just a privilege, but a lifeline that can transform lives, even in the face of the toughest challenges. In the tapestry of my life, the desire to attend college is woven with threads of hope and determination. Coming from a low-income family, education has always been the compass guiding us toward a brighter future. My parents' relentless pursuit of providing us with quality education, despite facing financial constraints and my mother's battle with cancer, instilled in me a deep appreciation for the transformative power of learning. Their sacrifices were not lost on me; they were the foundation upon which my aspirations took root. Every late-night shift and every extra job they took on were investments in my potential. Their unwavering support and belief in my abilities fueled my determination to excel academically. The educators who shaped my journey were instrumental in nurturing my passion for learning. Their dedication and encouragement ignited a curiosity that continues to burn brightly within me. Their influence extends far beyond the classroom, leaving an indelible mark on my thirst for knowledge. Now, as I stand at the threshold of higher education, I carry with me the dreams of my family and the legacy of those who believed in me. Pursuing college is not just a personal goal; it is a testament to the enduring power of education and a tribute to the sacrifices made on my behalf. It is an opportunity to further my potential and contribute meaningfully to a world that believes in the boundless possibilities that education can offer.