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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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Innovations in Insurance Marketing

By: nextgenins

Congratulations to eHealth (disclosure – eHealth is a business partner of Next Generation Insurance Group) for taking an innovative approach to educating young adults regarding the importance of taking responsibility for their health insurance options. eHealth has created “crowd-sourced” videos that can be found at YouTube page, and all center on[…]

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2011 College Protection Plans

By: nextgenins

Next Generation Insurance Group seeks to create insurance and benefit solutions for affinity groups and particular life-stages and events. We created  GradGuard.com as the nation’s first comprehensive insurance and benefits platform specifically designed for the collegiate market. GradGuard is fulfilling its vision and is now available through many leading colleges and universities,[…]

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College Health Insurance Reviewed by the Wall Street Journal

By: nextgenins

The September 26th edition of the Wall Street Journal published an article titled How College Health Plans Are Failing Students. The article written by Jessical Silver-Greenberg and Mary Pilon, is comprehensive in its discussion of the limits of many school sponsored student health plans. However, it failed to address just how few affordable choices[…]

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Choosing Insurance for the College Life – NYTimes

By: nextgenins

Paul Sullivan of The New York Times describes some of the vital risks that college families should consider in his September 17th article. Please read the entire article here or see a summary of the highlights below. Sullivan commentary is mostly aimed for wealthy parents, but much of the advice he highlights[…]

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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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