Study Abroad Category

Blog posts that address insurance issues related to study abroad.

Top 5 Documents Needed When Studying Abroad

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Planning your study abroad trip can be fun, but making sure you bring all the necessary documents can be painful to remember. After all, what should you bring and what should you leave at home? Don’t wake up the night before you leave stressing whether you’ve got everything packed. Plan ahead, so you’ll be prepared. [...]

 

Avoid an Epic Fail and Find These Must-Have Insurance Benefits

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If this is your first time researching international health insurance, it’s more than likely an overwhelming experience. When searching through the long list of benefits and exclusions, find a plan that has the following must-have insurance benefits: Doctor Visits- Even if you are visiting or studying your host country for a short time period, you [...]

 

Before You Study Abroad Don’t Forget To…

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The trip that you’ve been dreaming of for years is finally here – not just a week cruise or weekend road trip, but a whole semester or year of cultural exploration! It’s time to study abroad, but before you do, don’t forget the following: Know where you are going  It may seem obvious, but with [...]

 

8th Annual Travel Video Contest

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Fancy yourself as a budding movie director? Want to win $4,000? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should take a look at the 8th Annual InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest! Run each year, the contest is now in its 8th year and provides international students and travelers with the opportunity to showcase [...]

 

Study Abroad Insurance for Spain

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

If you are given the opportunity to study in Spain, you have a unique chance to explore and learn about an incredibly interesting and diverse region. With over 46 million people, Spain is home to a variety of regional identities including Baques, Catalans, Galicians, and Castilians. If you are hoping to learn Spanish—or maybe the [...]

 

How to Make the Most of Your Study Abroad

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Studying abroad is a once in a lifetime experience, and it can be one of the best times of your life. However, if you spend your time locked away in your room, on Facebook, or only socialize with people from your home country, well, you may as well have stayed at home. The following are [...]

 

Visit Thailand | Ayutthaya Heritage City

Monday, July 29th, 2013

International students studying in Thailand have a plethora of things to do and see when there, but one place that you should not miss the opportunity to visit is the Ayutthaya Heritage City. Ayutthaya is the capital city of Ayutthaya province in Thailand. It was founded as the capital of Siam in 1350 by King [...]

 

Top 5 Study Abroad Health and Safety Apps

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Smart phones are all over the place now, and as the cost of international roaming starts to gradually fall (as is happening within the EU), and with the rise in cheap local sim cards – we are finding that more and more students are taking their smartphones with them when they travel. Not only is [...]

 

5 Things To Do In Seoul

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

If you are an international student studying in Seoul, chances are you will be spending much of your time exploring Seoul as the capital city of South Korea. Here are 5 things to do in Seoul that you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to experience while you are studying there: 1. Gyeongbok Palace – Korea’s most [...]

 

Study Abroad Myths Exposed

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Studying abroad can sometimes get a bad reputation, depending on who you have talked to in the past about their experience. To clear the air and give this international adventure the reputation it deserves, we are going to de-bunk some common myths about studying abroad. Study Abroad Myth 1: It Will Cost Too Much While [...]