Archive for April, 2012

Where to Study Abroad

Friday, April 27th, 2012

If you are one of over 250,000 US students considering studying abroad next year, determining where to study abroad will be your first big decision of many. When choosing where you will study, it is important to know that many universities and colleges have certain destinations where students can study abroad. Before you start planning [...]

 

Studying Abroad as a Vegetarian

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Studying abroad is a great experience, but for many vegetarians traveling overseas it can be challenging especially if you don’t speak the language. While some foods may not appear to be made with meat, it can be difficult to tell whether your food was cooked with animal products such as a meat-based broth. If you [...]

 

Cinco de Mayo Travel Medical Insurance

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. Students who will be traveling to Mexico this year for the festivities on May 5 will want to be aware of what they can look forward to during their trip and ensure that they have sufficient Cinco de Mayo travel medical insurance. Each year on the fifth of [...]

 

Sun Protection

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Becoming an international student can require a lot of personal adjustment. Depending on the new culture chosen to study in, the adjustments can be great, between new food, dress and everyday mannerism, adjusting to a new country can be difficult for an international student. One adjustment that important to consider and accommodate to when moving [...]

 

Immunizations For Studying In The USA

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

International students coming to study in the US need to prepare many things prior to actually arriving and starting their classes here in the United States. Between getting accepted to study, buying plane tickets, taking care of getting their visa processed and setting up living arrangements, it is not a surprise that some things are [...]

 

Benefit Period

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Finding international student health insurance can be a daunting task for many students. Between meeting school requirements and understanding all of the terms, things can get confusing. One term that often raises questions is the benefit period. Many students assume that the benefit period refers to the entire effective period of a plan. In actuality, [...]

 

April 2012 Travel Warning Updates

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

April showers bring May flowers – so the saying goes. If you are looking to escape the showers, and travel overseas – especially as many students are currently on Spring Break – it is important to do your research on your destination. Make sure that you have reviewed the April 2012 Travel Warning Updates that [...]