Episode #60: 5 Reasons WHY Students Struggle to Find Their Passion

Finding your true passion can feel exciting AND overwhelming. Well, I’m here to tell you that…

Creating your Passion Project is your first step.

It might seem daunting to try to find your passion and focus your Passion Project. As a high school student, you might have so many interests that it’s impossible to pick just one! Or maybe you’re interested in a lot of subjects, but one doesn’t really stand out as something you’re totally passionate about. Or maybe…you feel like you’re not interested in ANYTHING! 

In this episode, we’ll talk about what’s stopping you from finding your passion, how to be an action-taker, and how a Passion Project can open your eyes to where your true passion lies! 

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:

  • What an EXCELLENT Passion Project is built on (spoiler alert: it doesn’t start with passion!)
  • What it means to be an action-taker
  • How to uncover your interests and academic path with your Passion Project
  • How to show colleges concrete evidence of your interests, strength, passion, and values

NOTABLE QUOTES:

If you don't take action, you will never know what you like or what you don't like.
Most college admissions officers know that students change their major and they change their values and their passion, too. So, what college admissions officers want to see is evidence of your interest and passion.
They want to know about your story. But, for a story to be good, there needs to be tangible evidence.
Passion comes from your inner self and who you really are. But, if you are making decisions based on what other people think you should be, then that's not really passion at all. It's actually the opposite of passion.

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By Julie Kim Ed.M Harvard University