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Ok, I've been hearing from so many people, "All you need is an honest essay that shows your passion and intense interest for something." I'm not talking about just college essays, but summer program essays too. Now, my problem is, I haven't really discovered what my "passions" are. I live in a small town where nothing ever happens, so I am not pushed to any limit. I am bored a lot of the time, and there aren't really any opportunities for me to challenge myself. Now, I do challenge myself with hard classes, doing competitions/contests, being involved in lots of extracurriculars, etc., but there really isn't anything that ignites my "passion." For example, people say they are "passionate" for science. But what does that really mean? And how could I show this in an essay? Does being passionate for science mean you would like nothing better than to be involved in science labs/experiments and study these things? And would the best way to show this in an essay be to describe a specific, personal event, and explain my feelings/emotions during that event? ...I don't know if what I said made any sense at all.it's kinda late and I'm tired, but any help/advice/tips/honest words would be greatly appreciated!