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By: jsheehan

Insurance can be confusing. There are many different types of plans, within those plans are different levels of coverage, and policies often come with exclusions. Understanding your own risk, where you are vulnerable and what you should do to mitigate that risk is often overwhelming. Thinking about the “what if’s”[…]

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Study Finds That Today’s Students are More Confident Than Ever – But They Need to Become More Educated on Life-Stage Risks

By: nextgenins

The Boston Globe recently ran a story about a study by Jean Twenge, San Diego State University psychology professor, finding that today’s students are more confident than ever (read the entire article here). “Among other things, Twenge and her colleagues found that a larger percentage of incoming college freshmen rated themselves as[…]

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Flu Season Can Impact Students’ Ability to Succeed in School; Consider Protecting the Investment in College in Case of Medical Withdrawal

By: nextgenins

With college campuses again buzzing with students, the fall will bring concerns about the flu and other potentially serious illnesses. As parents remind their students to get flu shots, they should also consider how an illness like the flu or mononucleosis can impact academic performance – as well as their[…]

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NPR’s Big 5 Health Issues Facing Students – Supports Need for Tuition Insurance

By: nextgenins

National Public Radio created a fantastic summary of the Big 5 Issues facing students on campus. NGI’s GradGuard recognizes that these health issues are also real potential risks that may interrupt an academic semester and also lead to a medical withdrawal.  These “Big 5″ reminders by NPR are another independent source recognizing the[…]

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With College Back In Session, Parents and Students Should Take an Insurance Inventory to Ensure Their Educational Investment Is Protected

By: nextgenins

NGI aims for its services to be educational. As a result, GradGuard recently suggested that college parents and students take an inventory of the insurance that may help them reduce the harm that results from real risks surrounding college life. Although, people often think of insurance as most important to[…]

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