Mental Health

Depression College Students

Generalized Anxiety Disorder in High Functioning College Students and Relief through Meditation

Anxiety is an inherent part of college for most high achieving students. To succeed in college and matriculate to graduate school a student typically must take heavy course loads per semester, maintain a stellar grade point average, and engage in a variety of extra classroom work such as aiding graduate students with research projects. To […]

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November 1st, 2018

Cheating is a rampant problem on college campuses

With every passing year, being admitted to a top tier college or graduate school becomes more difficult. The proverbial and sought after 4.0 no longer passes muster for high school students. With A.P. classes and dual credit courses in high school, the GPA ceiling seems higher and higher every year. Students not only have to […]

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October 9th, 2018
Unfair penalties for disabilities not diagnosed until adulthood

Unfair penalties for disabilities not diagnosed until adulthood

In the high stakes world of graduate school admission, getting a few additional points on an entrance exam like the GRE, LSAT, MCAT, or GMAT can make the difference between a lower tier versus a top tier law school. For instance, the median LSAT scores for Stanford Law, Harvard Law, and the University of Chicago […]

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September 13th, 2018
Depression College Students

Depression and mental health in college students

According to the World Health Organization, Major depressive Disorder affects over 300 million people worldwide and is the world’s leading causes of disability (http://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/depression). The National Institute of Mental Health noted that in the U.S. in 2016, the highest incidence of major depression in adulthood was among individuals aged 18-25 (10.9%) (https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/major-depression.shtml). In other words, […]

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September 13th, 2018
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