Episode #101: What is the TRUE purpose of college?

I often talk about the strategies you can use to get accepted college, which are all so important to understand, but sometimes it’s nice to step back and look at why we’re doing it in the first place.

That is why in today’s episode I’m revealing what the true purpose of college is, which just might give you a new perspective on the college admissions process. And this is just my take on answering this question! 🙂

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If you’ve ever wondered what is truly the purpose of college, this episode can be a game changer!



  • The first steps to take in finding your own true purpose
  • How my program differs from the other ones in the market
  • Why you should choose to be happy now with what you have at this moment
  • What the true purpose of college really is
  • The other advantages of college (besides just academics)


If you have these limiting beliefs about yourself, then it becomes a blockade for your potential and your gift.
Happiness is right here within you. You have access to it all the time, and you just have to make a decision to be happy.
When I created my Passion Project in high school, I did it out of true intention. It was my honest intention, and it felt so good.
What college has done for me is that it put me outside of my normal zone.


Getting into Ivy League & Top-tier colleges doesn’t require perfection.

I repeat: You do NOT have to be perfect.

You also don’t have to spend a million hours volunteering, get perfect test scores, or be a star athlete.

What is required is understanding How to STAND OUT.

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Passion Project Bootcamp is a digital course where you get my proven framework to brainstorm, strategize, execute, and scale your Passion Project, so you can get into your Ivy League or Top-tier school of choice!

Using my 4-step framework, you’ll create your BEST Passion Project that will capture the attention of the college admissions officers you want to impress.


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By Julie Kim Ed.M Harvard University