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The Do’s and Don’ts of Studying

The beginning of the semester provides a perfect opportunity to reflect on your successes and how you arrived at them during the past semester. Chances are, you may be thinking […]

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Best Clubs to Join on Campus

The Spring 2012 semester is here and with it comes a new chance to get more involved on campus! During your four years at school, there are so many different […]

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Paying for College

Surveys Show 1/3 of Freshmen Don't Become Sophomores at the Colleges They Started At

There are many reasons why students do not return to college, but some of those highlighted below are risks that can be insured against through GradGuard’s tuition refund insurance. Tuition insurance is not drop out insurance, but it does provide a reasonable way for families to protect the investment they are making in not just tuition, but room, board, academic fees and even travel to campus. Not all tuition insurance is as comprehensive as GradGuard’s but we recommend that each parent not only consider what will help there student succeed, but also insure against the unexpected case of mono, injury, disability through purchasing GradGuard’s tuition refund insurance.

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Child in College? The Importance of Health Care Power of Attorney

If you have recently sent a son or daughter off to college, it is critically important that you have a signed Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPOA) in place. This document is important because once your child turns 18, they are legally recognized as an adult and the colleges they are attending generally cannot share medical information with you.In the case where you may need the HCPOA, you may also find yourself needing emergency medical evacuation insurance or be in at risk for losing the investment in that semesters education expenses. GradGuard offers an affordable solution thru its Student Protection Plan, which includes not only tuition insurance but also emergency medical evacuation insurance.

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Student Health

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

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 finances. Although school is already back in session, it’s not too late to protect the cost of college attendance. GradGuard tuition refund insurance covers the cost of tuition and other non-refunded expenses in the case of a medical withdrawal, and is available at any time before or during the semester.

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