College Admissions Info

Ashley Hidalgo
Ashley Hidalgo
University at Albany - SUNY, ‘18
BBA, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I'm a Dominican-American 1st generation Sophomore
From: New York , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Sacred Heart, SUNY Albany, Baruch, CUNY City, Brooklyn College, Hunter, Queens, SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Oswego
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1220
Highest SAT: 1700
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, National Honor Society, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Loss of a Strong Dominican Mother She laid in bed sick for the last two days of her life. I could feel the love radiating off her as she came home for her final moments of life because "Mis hijos van primeros, my kids come first" she said. It was insane of her to leave the Harlem hospital because she wanted to be with us. I wanted her to stay there and get the treatment she had refused for the...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
356 Words
Now we’d like to know a little bit more about you. Please respond to one of the following six questions:(Required length is 200-250 for A-F unless submitting a URL for question A) E. The ancient Romans started it when they coined the phrase "Carpe diem." (Horace gets credit for it.) Jonathan Larson proclaimed "No day but today!" and most recently, Drake explained You Only Live Once (YOLO). Have you ever seized the day? Lived like there was no...

Additional Essay Details:
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They asked multiple questions and I chose the one I could relate to the most. YOLO was popular because of Drake and I thought I could make a funny but appropriate attempt to answer what YOLO means.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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My high school offered us all college counselors based on our GPAs. Not all schools have this opportunity but always take the...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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I wanted to go away for school. I live in NYC and I love it there but being 18, I didn't want to...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Choose people that know you. They're the ones that can write about you honestly. If you've been in a sport...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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The student activity fee. This fee is mandatory once...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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Financial accounting. It's not math based at all. There is some math but...