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NPR 5 Big Health Issues on Campus – Need for Tuition Insurance

National Public Radio created a fantastic summary of the Big 5 Issues facing students on campus. 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 risks to the investment college students and their families make to support them. Thanks to NPR for providing another argument for students to also consider purchasing tuition insurance.

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LA Times – Greater Risk Motivating Helicopter Parents?

There is a great deal of discussion regarding the involvement of parents in college students lives these days. Most of the attribution as to why is that it is a habit of over-involved parents that is advanced by the availability of technology to “over parent”. Yet this is among the LA Times story by Larry Gordon – also identifies the risk facing parents and the investment they are making as part of the reason for their involvement.

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GradGuard Tuition Insurance – On Boston Radio

Some times it is easier to hear a message than to read one. As a result, GradGuard has been sharing a message to radio listeners.

There is a lot more to consider than what is in a 30 second spot – but it will give students and parents something to think about. Please listen and let us know your thoughts. http://www.gradguard.com/static/radio/radio.html

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Policies Available to Cover Tuition Loss if You Quit School Early

Next General recently began offering GradGuard, a national group policy available to students at any college. The program provides up to $50,000 of annual tuition insurance for the nonrefunded financial loss associated with attending college. Included in the package also is coverage for identify theft, emergency medical evacuation and even personal-computer coverage. The cost is $239 a year and up, depending on the level of coverage.

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How Health Care Reform Effects Students

 Brian Kaskie, a UI associate professor of health management and policy, While health-care reform agenda could include both positives and negatives for young people, it’s a net gain for students. […]

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