Study Abroad Category

Blog posts that address insurance issues related to study abroad.

Insurance Options for Dual Citizens of the United States

March 23rd, 2018 by Yessica Prato

Many students worldwide have considered studying in the United States as it houses some of the worlds most prestigious universities and colleges. When traveling to the US, it’s important to have health insurance as healthcare can be very expensive. If you are one of the many people that enjoys having dual citizenship (US citizenship and […]

Announcing The 2017 Travel Video Contest Winners

November 23rd, 2017 by Sutherland Beever

Can you believe that it’s time to announce this year’s Travel Video Contest winners already? Over 100 international students from all over the world spent countless hours this year creating quality video submissions for the InternationalStudent.com contest – all with the hopes of taking home the prized title of grand prize winner. Unfortunately, only one […]

The Ins and Outs of Pre-existing Conditions

October 20th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

If you are an international student or traveler, we recommend that you have a health insurance plan in case there is an accident or you suffer an illness and need to seek medical attention. When it comes to choosing an insurance plan, there are many important aspects that you should consider while you travel abroad. […]

School insurance plans or my own insurance – which is better?

July 14th, 2017 by Ross Mason

When looking for insurance coverage as an international student in the USA, there are often a few options for you to consider. The three most common ones are outlined in our “School health insurance in the US” insurance explained article – but basically it boils down to a school mandated plan offered by your school, […]

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. […]

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Travel Medical Insurance from your Home Country

May 15th, 2017 by Sutherland Beever

While planning a trip abroad there are a wide variety of things to consider: what hotels align best with your budget, how many shoes you can fit in your carry on – and of course, selecting a health insurance plan to help cover any unexpected medical bills you incur while traveling. Wait, that wasn’t on […]

Medical Checklist Before You Travel to the USA

March 2nd, 2017 by Leah Hammond

Before traveling to the United States, it is important to make sure you follow this health tips to prevent you from spending unnecessary huge amounts the money once in the US.

Now Announcing the 2016 Travel Video Contest Winners!

November 23rd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

The votes are in and it’s about time that you find out who wins, right? Grab a bag of popcorn and find a comfy chair, because we are now announcing the 2016 Travel Video Contest winners! After spending nearly 1,000 hours watching video after video submission, the InternationalStudent.com team and panel of judges have finally decided […]

It’s That Time Again: Now Announcing the 2016 Travel Video Contest!

September 6th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Get your video cameras ready and your creative juices flowing because now is your chance to earn $4,000! Let’s be honest, writing, shooting and editing an amazing video about your travel experiences doesn’t happen overnight, but with a bit of hard work and a dash of creativity, your video submission could earn you the title […]

2015 InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest Winners!

November 23rd, 2015 by Sutherland Beever

It was a very close call, but after much deliberation the winners of the 2015 InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest have been announced! With so many fantastic submissions from both current and aspiring international students from around the globe, the Contests 10th anniversary was an overwhelming success. After narrowing the competition down to just 14 Finalists, […]

Compare plans fitting your coverage needs

Get updates via email:

Archives