11 Sep Episode #71: 3 Strategies To Beat the Competition
It’s been awhile since I’ve sat down to record a solo episode, as I’ve been featuring a lot of amazing interviews and conversations on the podcast lately. Today I want to talk about something that so many students and parents worry about, and that is competition. When it comes to The Ivy League and top-tier college admissions process, the acceptance rate is so low that it’s easy for you to have the mindset that it’s all about the competition. It also leaves you wondering if it’s even worth it to apply, so I’m going to give you 3 strategies in this episode that can help you no longer feel so stressed out and overwhelmed about the competitive process.
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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:
- How focusing on the competitive aspect will affect your frame of mind
- What to be aware of in terms of mindset, and the conscious choice that you have to make right now
- The best methods for creating a standout factor, and how I help my students do this
- The right (and wrong) ways to get yourself out there and to get noticed
When you think that this process is competitive, you’re not feeling happy about it and as soon as something brings up a negative emotion, that’s something you need to work on. It’s your responsibility to do that.
You can’t do what everyone else does and expect that it’s going to surprise the college admissions officers, or impress them in some way or another.
Put yourself out there! You’re not going to stay home in your room all day watching TikTok or Netflix and hope that colleges will love you. That is the most ridiculous thing ever
Competition will always exist. I run an online business and I know there’s so many other college consultants out there, but I don’t care. What I do is what I do, and what they do is what they do.
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By Julie Kim Ed.M Harvard University