B-Schools See A Rise in Stressed Out Students

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

For Jane Hershman, senior director of the BBA Career Management Center at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, it’s a disturbing trend that’s unfolding before her eyes. In the undergraduate business program, “For whatever reason, each class that comes in is more stressed than the last,” she says.

A recently released report from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) at Penn State University supports Hershman’s observations, showing over the past four years there’s been a noticeable rise in anxiety and depression among college students who sought mental health treatments.

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