Gap Years, Overseas Experience, Identity and Transitions to Post-Secondary Life

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Description: When I started university (a looong time ago) I had decided I was going to go into physics. By the end of my first year I had failed physics and math and was beginning to realize I would need to rethink my direction of study. Being somewhat perseverant though, I took the non-honors versions… Read more »

Depression and Unemployment: Correlation, Causation, and Research

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Description: Think about someone who is two years post-graduation and unemployed and clinically depressed. Are they depressed because they cannot find work? Or are they unable to find or keep work because of the symptoms of their depression? Welcome to the world of correlational research. Sources: US News and World Reports Date: Released March 19,… Read more »