Academic Success

Half of Students Entering College Worry They Won’t Graduate

Forty-Eight percent of students and their parents think they may need to withdraw from school.

According to recent survey results announced by Allianz College Confidence Index, “prospective college students are arriving on campus already doubting their ability to reach graduation with nearly half anticipating the need to either temporarily or permanently withdraw from their degree program.” The findings reveal that 48 percent are less than very confident they will finish college without dropping out permanently and 55 percent think they will need to take at least some time off.

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GradGuard Renters Insurance featured in the Daily Bruin!

UCLA Housing is offering students renters insurance from GradGuard for about $185 per academic year. The insurance is designed to provide coverage for personal items such as laptops that are stolen and to offer financial protection for students who unintentionally damage their dorm.

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Study Abroad: Why I’d Do it Again

Study abroad is a mix of emotions for a student. First of all, it involves leaving behind friends, family, professors, mentors and the university you’ve become to call home. Study […]

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Summer Job Statistics

Last summer, 48.8% of Americans aged 16-24 were employed in July—that’s a 10.4% decrease from 5 years ago and a 14.5% decrease from 10 years ago.  In fact, 48.8% is […]

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GradGuard at NAFSA 2012!

The NAFSA Annual Conference is quickly approaching! There’s just over a month to go until it’s start on May 27th. We will be attending and you can come find us […]

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