Renting

Take Advantage of Residence Life

Many students overlook a variety of opportunities and events that their resident life department has to offer. Often, residence life staff and neighbors can become a student’s first home for support and assistance.

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Budgeting

What will happen if your college student has to withdraw from college?

Nationwide, college families are busy completing student orientation and finding ways to pay for college.  Among the many questions that college students are smart to ask is – What will happen if your student has to withdraw from college? According to a 2015 National Student Clearinghouse: “The overall national six-year completion rate for the fall 2009 cohort was 52.9 percent. No matter where your student attends college, families deserve the opportunity to protect their investment in a higher education.

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Campus Safety

Valuable Protection for International College Students

With nearly one million international students attending American colleges and universities, it is important to understand the risks facing this valuable population. Three forms of insurance are particularly important for international students to consider securing to protect themselves from financial losses while studying in the United States. International students will benefit from securing tuition insurance, renters insurance, and student health insurance prior to attending classes.

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Student Health

Eating healthy in College

Summer is almost here! The hot weather is starting to be here to stay and along with that comes more revealing clothes and thinner material. Although you should always be […]

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Fun

Spring Break: Important Safety Tips

  It’s that time of year again—time to pack up and get pumped for your upcoming spring break. Throw textbooks and worries to the wind as you enjoy your much-needed […]

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Graduation
Residence Hall Life
Preparing for School

8 Things College Freshmen Need To Know (Before School)

Out-of-state or not, living away from home for the first time means adjusting to new responsibilities. From getting along with your roommate to keeping up with classes, you’ll be expected to navigate through experiences and make adjustments to your former lifestyle. Here are eight tips to help you make the best start possible:

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College Life Protected

The Orientation Events You MUST Attend

College orientation may seem intimidating, but it’s meant to be enjoyable and knowledgeable at the same time. Have fun exploring your campus and meeting new people. GradGuard wishes you all the best in the upcoming year!

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College Life Protected