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Today’s College Students
1 in 5 college students have anxiety or depression. Here's why
Why pay heavy tuition fees at home when you can study in some of the best cities in Europe for free? Not only has the country got some of the best and cheapest student cities in the world , the high level of English spoken in the country makes it a great choice for US students. Berlin, Nuremberg , Erlangen , Frankfurt , Munich and Bonn are five of the top destinations in Germany for international students. Believing education to be a right rather than a privilege, Germany is leading the way in making a university degree possible for all. There are over 1, programmes taught in English by German universities, meaning language need not be an issue in getting your degree. This includes rent, transport, food and entertainment. Humboldt University in Berlin and the Technical University of Munich are among the highly-ranked German colleges that charge no tuition fees to American students.
How International Students Are Changing U.S. Colleges
In recent years, however, depression and anxiety have afflicted college students at alarming rates. As noted in the latest Center for Collegiate Mental Health report , anxiety and depression are the top reasons that college students seek counseling. Research shows that nearly 1 in 5 university students are affected with anxiety or depression. So why are these disorders so prevalent in our college students? As a professor of psychiatry and a practicing psychiatrist who has experience with mental health problems among college students, I see a number of factors.