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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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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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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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Thirty percent of freshmen won’t return for their sophomore year

William Stixrud and Ned Johnson, are the authors of “The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives and report in their New York Times article that "thirty percent of freshmen won’t return for their sophomore year, and the wheels can start to fall off as early as Thanksgiving." They suggest that what your college student needs most is practice running his or her own life — and college is a risky place to do that for the first time."
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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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Parents Growing Less Confident in Students’ Ability to Finish College; Families Worry About Financial Blow from Temporary Withdrawal

According to the 2018 Allianz Tuition Insurance College Confidence Index, parents are more concerned than a year ago about their child's ability to finish college without needing to withdraw, though students' level of confidence in finishing held steady. However, both still see significant financial implications of an early college withdrawal, estimating a loss of about $10,000. Despite their concern about withdrawal and financial losses, both groups also admit to not being able to recall their college's refund policy.
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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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Student Mental Wellness Needs (I) – Starting the Conversation

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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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.