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April 04, 2024 at 11:34 AM
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Mental Health
Nearly 10% of students begin law school depressed, which climbs to 40% by the time they graduate, according to data published by the Dave Nee Foundation.
These mental health problems follow students into their careers, with lawyers holding the record for being the most frequently depressed occupation in the United States, University of Iowa College of Law student Joann Mulholland wrote in a Feb. 13 article titled, “How You Can Protect Your Health from the Harms of Law School,” published by the American Bar Association.

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