Episode #62: Is My Passion Cliché?

So you’ve FINALLY figured out what you’re passionate about (or even interested in).

Maybe it’s even something you’ll want to pursue as your major at your dream Ivy League/Top-tier college!

But what if tons of other applicants are also passionate about the same thing? Do you think your passion will seem a bit cliche to college admissions officers?

Well, STOP RIGHT THERE!!!

A cliche is an idea that’s been overused to the point of exhaustion.

And, although there are many cliches in life, your passion is NOT one of them!

While a lot of people may have the same passion that you do, no one is going to express it in the EXACT. SAME. WAY. Pursue it in the exact same way. Approach it in the exact same way.

Your dreams of pursuing your passion can come to a screeching halt IF you don’t have the right mindset.

If you are passionate about something you should pursue it, regardless of what other people think of it! (hint: by creating your Passion Project!)

Take the doubts and fears about pursuing your passion and allow yourself to LET THEM GO.

In this week’s episode, we’ll cover how your mindset could be messing with your college applications, what qualities you should be looking for in your dream school, and why NO passion is “cliche” or “unrealistic.”

Listen to this episode NOW to learn how to take your passion to the next level!

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Why finding the right school for you is like having a good marriage (… seriously!)
  • Tips for changing your mindset to conquer all your college admissions obstacles
  • How pursuing your passion can also bring stability to your life
  • Why you SHOULD apply to schools that SCARE you!

NOTABLE QUOTES:

The thing that you really need to think about is: ``Am I applying to this school because I want to prove myself to someone, or am I applying to this school because I only get to live once?``
If you start to think that your passion is cliché, then you're comparing yourself to other people.
Everyone is different. Every passion is different. And when you start to think that, ``my passion isn't good enough,`` you're essentially thinking, ``‘I'm not good enough.``
I give you permission right now to tell yourself that you're good enough. All of you guys are talented. All of you guys are here for a reason. We are all born here for a reason. And we get to do exceptional things with life.

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By Julie Kim Ed.M Harvard University