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

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 […]

Does My International Insurance Plan Cover Ebola?

December 22nd, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

Traveling always comes with inherent dangers. We usually prepare for these dangers by receiving the proper immunizations and vaccinations, taking extra precautions to stay safe, and purchasing travel insurance for unforeseen injuries or illnesses. However, when a serious medical outbreak or epidemic occurs, like the recent Ebola outbreak, travelers like us need to be aware […]

Home Remedies to Deal with Dental Pain

May 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

You never realize how much dental pain can keep you from talking, eating or sleeping until it strikes. If you have a sudden tooth ache and aren’t able to visit the dentist right away- these home remedies to deal with dental pain are a great temporary fix. However, be conscious of any allergies you have […]

Greek International Student Insurance Plans

May 16th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

Are you planning to study in Greece? If so, you will want to make sure you’ve got your Greek international student insurance plan in place before you go. That’s because even though they have nationalized health care, international students will not have coverage under this system. What type of insurance works best for Greece? The […]

Fun Ways to Deal with Culture Shock

May 12th, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

International students come in many different shapes and sizes. Some are experienced world travelers while some are leaving their home for the first time. As exciting as studying in a foreign country can be, many people underestimate the probability of suffering from culture shock. Each culture is unique in different ways, and these differences can […]

Top 5 Ways to Keep in Touch When Traveling

May 9th, 2014 by Ross Mason

Traveling can be lots of fun – you get to unwind, experience new things and generally disconnect from every day life back home. But if you are planning on being away for an extended period, or you want to keep in touch with family and friends, our top 5 ways to keep in touch when […]

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