The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition


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Chapter 4: Fish Out of Water
" student, particularly in a new country or culture. Change is stressful. Some universities have mental health visits built directly into the cost of tuition and students are encouraged to take advantage of those services as soon as they feel the need to talk with someone. Many health insurance policies today cover mental health visits as well as counseling that might be needed above and beyond what the university health services offers. ..."

"... have a car, a driver’s license is often used for identification and for other purposes. Become familiar with how to use the postal system, public transportation system and how your insurance works. - In Case of Emergency - Know what to do in an emergency or crisis: ▪ Plan ..."
"... body lotions, make-up, shaving supplies ▪ Laundry supplies ▪ Socializing expenses ▪ Travel during breaks ▪ Health Care such as insurance co-payments ▪ Gifts for holidays and friends’ birthdays ▪ Clothes – Seasonal wear, outerwear, casual wear, formal wear ▪ ..."

"...In countries with fees for health care, most colleges and universities enforce mandatory health insurance for their students or (specific to the U.S.) membership in a health maintenance organization (HMO). The most cost-effective policies tend to be ones offered through the college or university itself. As with most policies, the more you pay, the more services you receive; however, many insurance plans offered by ..."
"...with national health service (NHS) typically provide health care for any student as long as they are registered with the NHS and a general practitioner (GP). The clinics tend to be very busy and the quality of care may vary from country to country. Students may also take out insurance should they choose to seek the services of a private doctor instead, but it is expensive. ..."
"... the services of a private doctor instead, but it is expensive. Canadian universities require international students to have university provided health insurance. This coverage may be supplemented by private insurance plans. Some institutions require that the insurance carrier be based in ..."
"...Some institutions require that the insurance carrier be based in the country of study. Many good options exist but must be compared for monthly premiums versus amount of coverage, co-payments (a small payment, usually at the time of the service, that helps offset medical costs), deductibles (an amount of money the insured party must pay ..."
"... their needs. Many students are surprised to discover that dental care, pharmacy costs and eyewear are not standard inclusions in their health insurance policies. Separate policies must be taken out for dental insurance. Check to see if you can continue on your family’s policy. Many, if not ..."
"...the other extreme you have major research hospitals practically right on campus with everything immediately available. And some universities are so large that they are practically little cities in themselves with everything from specialty clinics to dentists to psychologists to pharmacies providing any and all healthcare imaginable. Your health insurance, whether purchased through the school or privately, will cover most services at the campus health centers. There may be some fees and co-payments insurance does not cover that will be billed directly to your student account. ..."
"...insurancetheft and fraud are crimes that take place when someone wrongfully steals your personal information in some way that involves fraud or deception and uses it for their own personal gain. Combinations of personal information such as your date of birth, social security number (SSN) or individual taxpayer identification number ..."

"... parents prefer their child has a cell phone for emergency purposes. By the time you have bought your plan and paid for your line, insurance and text messaging, your final bill can be staggering. ▪ Shop around to see which cell phone company gives the best deal. ▪ Have your student ..."
"...beginning of every month and more can be bought if she or he runs out. You might want to consider calling on a relative and ask to add your student to their phone package and avoid start up costs and other fees. The student would pay their costs (line, insurance, minutes, overages and data) but avoid paying for a full package on their own and being tied to a one to two-year contract with penalties for early withdrawal from the plan. ..."

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