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1
Nov

Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US: Part 4 – Applying right

In part 4 of 5 part Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US, we focus on the application process in US colleges and universities. Applying for an UG or Grad degree program in the US could be quite tricky and confusing at times. In this blog, we try to simplify the process and present the broad points that a

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1
Nov

Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US: Part 3 – Preparing Yourself

In part 3 of 5 part Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US, we try to provide important tips to students on how to prepare themselves for admission in US Colleges and Universities. In this blog, we essentially focus on the standardized admission tests and other requirements which help students secure admission in those institutions. As already mentioned in

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1
Nov

Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US: Part 2 – Identifying the requirements

In Part 2 of 5 part Student Cover’s Guide to Studying in the US, we focus on the essential homework that a student must do before going ahead and preparing oneself for the admission process. After getting him or her acquainted with the Universities and colleges and deciding on the degree course to pursue, one should then go ahead and

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31
Oct

Student Cover’s guide to studying in the US: Part 1 – Getting Acquainted

Welcome to Part 1 of Student Cover’s guide to studying in the U.S. In this 5-part series of blogs, Student Cover will try to provide all the relevant information that one would need to fulfill his or her dream of studying in the U.S.. So let’s get started. Taking the first step Almost all of us have, at some point

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31
Oct

Supplemental plans to fill up coverage gaps in student health plans

Student Health insurance plans mostly come in as bundles of benefits. When one pays premium for health insurance, he or she insures oneself against a number of diseases and situations which may require medical attention. However, despite their wide coverage, many health insurance plans do not provide cover against certain diseases, sicknesses and situations which require unique and specialized treatment.

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31
Oct

How to choose the best education loan for study in the U.S.?

US is home to some of the best Universities and Colleges in the world. However, the high-quality education in the US also comes with equally high cost. To finance higher education in the US, people usually take education loans from Public/Private Banks or Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) in India. With so many financial institutions offering a vast array of education

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29
Oct

Explained – Terms ‘Preferred Providers’ & ‘Preferred Allowance’ in US health insurance

When you buy health insurance in the US, you usually come across the terms like ‘Preferred Provider’ or ‘Preferred Allowance’. Those who understand the literal meaning of the word ‘preferred’ are able to guess what the health insurance policy wants to convey to him or her through those words. The word ‘preferred’ generally means wishing, liking, desiring or choosing something

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29
Oct

Preventive Care and its benefits in US Health Insurance

As the proverb goes, “prevention is better than cure”. It means keeping bad things from happening is better than to trying to fix them when they have already happened. Preventive care too looks at health problems from this point of view. Preventive care includes those treatment and procedures that prevent the infection or spread of disease or sickness in human

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29
Oct

British, Canadian & Australian universities gain as Trump tightens screws on immigration

For several decades, the US was the most preferred destination for students, especially for those from South and South-East Asia. However, more and more students are now seeking admission in colleges and universities UK, Canada and Australia. Last two years witnessed a 10% decline in the number of international students enrolled in higher education institutions in the US. According to

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26
Oct

What are ‘Usual and Customary Charges’ and how they differ from Preferred Allowance?

International students while buying health insurance often get confused with terms like ‘usual and customary charges’ and how they differ from ‘preferred allowance’. In this blog, Student Cover tries to explain what is meant by usual and customary charges and how they differ from ‘preferred allowance. What are ‘Usual and Customary’ charges? Whenever one gets treated in a hospital or

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