Student Health

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Why You Need Tuition Insurance Before College Starts 2021

Many college parents have been asking us about tuition insurance. Tuition insurance is an affordable form of protection that reimburses a college student / family if they are forced to complete a withdrawal from college due to a covered reason. Part of the growing interest relates to new forms of tuition insurance that are now available through Allianz and GradGuard. A.W. Dewar's has offered tuition refund insurance for 80+ years, but these new providers have entered developed new approaches to helping families protect the nearly $500 billion invested in a college education annually. Typical tuition insurance programs, which only offer tuition refunds when a student withdraws due to illness, injury, psychological conditions or death.
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Student Health: 21% of College Students Report No Alcohol Use

The headline of the story is noteworthy - "I Am A College Student With 0% BAC" but for reasons that may not be obvious. According to 93,034 student responses to the 2015 ACHA National College Health Assessment approximately 21.3% of students have never used alcohol.
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College Tip Student Health: – Insurance, Waivers & More

College Parents of America has been an active contributor to the topic of student health. There are many topics to consider. We try to make it simple and easy for college parents with three college student health tips for parents.
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Essential College Question: What will happen if your college student has to withdraw from college?

Essential College Question: What will happen if your college student has to withdraw from college?
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College Mental Health Crisis: Tips & Insights

Depending on when your school starts, you're probably weeks or maybe a short month from the start of classes. How do the college mental health experts at the Jed Foundation suggest that you spend those remaining days?
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Preparing For Freshman Year at College

Have you just graduated from high school? Have you received an acceptance letter from a college or university? Have you already committed or are you considering committing to a school? We have a list of things you should get started on over the summer in order to be fully prepared for your upcoming year as […]
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“My Young Adult is F.I.N.E.”

How we can ask more specific questions to ensure that our young adults aren’t struggling in silence and be honest about what they’re experiencing in higher education. When asking “How are you?” to your young adult, have you ever wondered if there’s something more behind the curtains of their “I’m fine” answer?  I wish I […]
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If Your College Doesn’t Provide 100% Refunds, You Are Smart To Consider Tuition Insurance

If you are like most college parents, you are unaware if your college or university will provide a refund if your student is forced to withdraw mid-semester for health or medical reasons.  In a 2017 survey of college officials, only 16% of schools reported providing 100% refunds.  That's when tuition insurance can help.  Tuition insurance provides a refund when a college or university may not. 
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How To Ensure Your College Student Eats Well

Every parent wants the best for their kid, and eating well is a huge part of that. Eating the right foods will help your college student be more healthy, have more energy, and spend less. This will help them do better on their tests, save more money, and feel happier as a result. But you […]
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Sick or injured in college: What is a Parent To Do?

One of the greatest concerns of college parents has to do with the health and well being of their college student.
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Student Mental Wellness Needs (III) – Campus Resources

The reality is that 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24. That’s why the college years are so critical for families to be prepared to understand and speak about mental health issues.
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Student Mental Wellness Needs (II) – Trends & Data

Did you know that 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24? That’s why the college years are so critical for families to be prepared to understand and speak about mental health issues. 
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Need to Know Topic: College Drinking

Alcohol isn’t the number-one cause of death for college students — car accidents are the single biggest killer — but drinking can still be deadly.
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Student Health – Insurance, Waivers & More

College Parents of America has been an active contributor to the topic of student health. There are many topics to consider. We try to make it simple and easy for college parents with three college student health tips for parents.
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What will happen if your college student has to withdraw from college?

The American College Health Association annual survey on National College Health student health reports incidents such as illnesses, accidents, and injuries can frequently happen, even to young and healthy college students. The good news is that college families can protect their investment by purchasing tuition insurance coverage starting at $29.95 for $2,500 per term.
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Five College Student Health Tips

As college parents, we often worry about the health and well-being of our students.  Fortunately, there are thousands of professionals who share this concern and deliver direct services to college students to maintain their health and help them to complete their higher education. We are thankful for the leadership of so many professionals to recognize the […]
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Data Reveals – What is College Really Like

College Parents often ask what is college life really like. With polarized politics, rising student debt, mental health concerns, and increased institutional efforts to confront and prevent campus sexual assault represent some of the heated national topics that colleges and universities helped us measure in 2016. One resource we greatly respect is the Higher Education […]
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College Sex – The Truth is in the Numbers

College sex. The truth is in the numbers.
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College Mental Health – Mid-Term Anxiety & More

This time of year - particularly with mid-terms can bring a great deal of stress in the lives of college students and their families. This is somewhat predictable given the high expectations and academic workloads. There are some things all parents need to know about your college student and their mental health.
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Jed Foundation: Summer & Back To School Tips for College Students

Depending on when your school starts, you're probably weeks or maybe a short month from the start of classes. How do the college mental health experts at the Jed Foundation suggest that you spend those remaining days?