Disclose depression?

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Disclose depression?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:08 pm

The only reason I'm considering disclosing that I have struggled with depression is because it took a huge hit on my academic performance. Here's the my story:
I have 2-3 w's, my overall gpa will come out to be close to under a 3.0. I attended UCSD for undergrad, graduated in 3 years. My grades don't reflect my actual potential. I didn't know I was actually depressed until I couldn't handle it anymore and sought help mid through my third/last year. I was tired of trying so hard and failing to meet my goals regardless. I was diagnosed as clinically depressed, started medication and there were improvements all around. Since I graduated thereafter there isn't much to really back up this upward trend. I graduated this August so I have some of summer school to claim.

Not sure how to go about explaining this or if I even should.

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Re: Disclose depression?

Postby t-14orbust » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:09 pm

Why is this in the legal employment forum? Because you want to be anon?

edit: To answer your question: I doubt it will matter either way. This is pretty common

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Re: Disclose depression?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:11 pm

I just noticed that. It's my first time posting so not familiar with this. I was going to move it to the appropriate section now, but is that a result of being anon? I'll try anyways




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