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Health & Safety Abroad Category

Blog posts that deal with all matters of health and safety for international travelers and students.

How do I Know What my Plan will and Won’t Cover?

November 15th, 2017 by Sutherland Beever

It’s important to keep in mind that health insurance plans in the United States aren’t designed to cover everything and different types of insurance plans will cover different things.  Ideally, an insurance plan will help cover a large portion of the bills that you incur from a doctor’s office or hospital, but there is a […]

Sexual Assault Awareness and Safety Training for International Students

November 10th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

At International Student Insurance, we are dedicated to promoting international education and providing resources for schools all around the world to create awareness with their international students on topics like Mental Health and Sexual Assault. This year we have partnered with RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, to develop a training program to help […]

The 2017 Travel Video Contest is Now Open!

September 6th, 2017 by Sutherland Beever

The Travel Video Contest on InternationalStudent.com is back and ready to help even more international students reach their dreams! To enter this year’s contest, all you need is a bit of ambition, the desire to travel or study abroad, some decent videotaping equipment, and the editing software of your choice.  Odds are, you already have been […]

The US Healthcare Video now available in Spanish

June 1st, 2017 by Juncal Caballero

At International Student Insurance, we are interested in informing and getting you ready before your trip; therefore, we are always coming up with new resources to make the adjustment and understanding process of the new culture easier for you. For us, it is important to extend these resources and provide them in your native language. […]

I’m Scared to Talk About My Mental Health Issues, What Can I Do?

April 17th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

Imagine waking up one day and not knowing why you feel tired even after a good night sleep. Suddenly, simple tasks like showering, getting ready for classes, or leaving your room seem to require an incredible amount of strength. This could be signs of a mental health condition. As an international student, many factors can […]

I Don’t Have Insurance, But Have Medical Bills To Pay!

August 1st, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

You’re young. You’re healthy. And then out of nowhere you’re faced with a medical emergency, spend some time in the hospital and are now forced with astronomical medical bills to pay. What Now? First things first: don’t get discouraged. It would be easy to stash away your medical bills in a drawer, or sit them […]

Terrorism Coverage Explained

December 22nd, 2015 by Sutherland Beever

With the recent attacks in Paris, the topic of terrorism has quickly transitioned from the back burner of national news to the front page of newspapers worldwide. While the rest of the world has turned its focus to the perpetrators and the healing process following this malicious act, our team at International Student Insurance wants […]

Medical Evacuation and Repatriation: Why It Matters

October 29th, 2015 by Jennifer Frankel

It’s 2 in the morning, and you can’t breathe! You are rushed to the hospital, and they need to send you to another city to get medical treatment. What do you do? In an emergency situation like this, it’s important that you pre-plan and have an insurance plan that will cover you in case the […]

Mental Health Awareness for International Students

June 19th, 2015 by Ross Mason

We all know that traveling and studying abroad can provide you with so many rewarding benefits. But, these new experiences can also affect you in other ways, and in some cases in negative ways. Some of things that could be affecting you are: Felling helpless or hopeless Feeling sad and lonely Having mood swings Low Energy […]

Sports Insurance for International Students

April 17th, 2015 by Victoria Troupe

Students participating in sports are constantly pushing their bodies to the limit and are taking on a greater risk of injury than students who are not. Sports insurance for international students becomes even more critical than ever in these cases, and finding the right insurance plan for your situation is particularly important. Not every insurance policy […]

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