Episode #92: How my student turned her Passion Project into a Non-Profit

In this amazing episode, I’m not only sharing how my student Rachel landed research positions, but how she turned her Passion Project into a non-profit and got publications. Would you believe me if I told you that she accomplished all of this in just 6 months? She did, and today you’re going to hear how she did it inside the Ivy League Formula Program. 

The Ivy League Formula Program is our intensive 6-month college consulting program, and it’s opening for enrollment very soon. Do keep in mind! We are only accepting 30 students this round, and it will only be open once or twice this year. To be notified when The Ivy League Formula Program opens up, you can put yourself on the waitlist at http://juliekimconsulting.com/waitlist and Passion Project Bootcamp members will be given priority for the first spots that are available.

To learn the strategies that help our students get accepted into amazing colleges using their Passion Projects, check out our free training at https://juliekimconsulting.com/masterclass.

As always, if you have questions please reach out to our support team at info@juliekimconsulting.com.

I hope you are motivated by all the successes, accomplishments and breakthroughs that Rachel had as a student in The Ivy League Formula Program! Remember, it’s not just creating a Passion Project that gets you accepted into top-tier and Ivy League colleges, but it’s how you tie it all together to strengthen the theme of your application and create a compelling story to go along with it.



  • Rachel’s Passion Project and what makes it so unique and special
  • How her Professor Outreach Plan unfolded, and why having low expectations at the start actually helped her
  • What she did to expand her Passion Project in order to make an even bigger impact in the community with it
  • Why she decided to join The Ivy League Formula Program and how she benefited from it
  • Her advice for any student thinking of joining the program


When I was in the 6th grade, I really wanted to start debating and public speaking, but I felt that the resources around me were really inaccessible.
A lot of the time fear gets in people’s way, and you should definitely not let that get in the way and send out those emails `{`to professors`}`.
Even though you may not know what you’re doing, you can always learn something more with the help from someone else.
`{`The Ivy League Formula program`}` gives you a skill set that you get to carry with you for the rest of your life.


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.

Join me for the FREE #ACCEPTED Masterclass where you’ll learn:

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