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Know What Your University Health Insurance Covers

Navigating college can be a challenge in and of itself. On top of that, students also must decipher what is and what is not covered under their university health insurance. Here, we consider some important coverage points to consider when selecting a health insurance plan. Options vary by plan, so it’s best to check specific […]

Safety Tips for Intramural College Sports

Intramural college sports are a very important part of life for many college students. Intramural sports help college students meet new friends, stay active, and continue interests they may have started in high school or middle school. As fun and beneficial as intramural collegiate sports can be, safety should always be the top priority during […]

The Freshman 15: A Myth Exposed!

Students heading off to college can expect to gain weight, with some researchers claiming that gains of 15 pounds or more are common, what has become known as the "Freshman 15." The Freshman 15, however, may be more of a myth than a reality as the average gain is usually much less, with students gaining […]

6 First Aid Tips Any College Student Should Know

Many students who attend college are leaving home for the first time. Greater independence also means greater responsibility when it comes to personal health care. Having some knowledge of first aid procedures and techniques can be very useful to any college student on their own. The following offers some valuable first aid tips that may […]

Safety Tips for Entering the College World

Entering the college world can be both exciting and scary. As a student, you’re responsible for a number of different things that you didn’t really have to consider in elementary and high school. You are personally responsible for getting yourself to class, organizing your time, managing your money and keeping yourself safe. That last one […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Dorm Safe

College is full of wonderful opportunities. It is also full of danger. If you are heading to college or have a loved one who is doing so, you might worry about safety. While there are many things that you cannot predict, you can do quite a bit to ensure the safety of one area – […]

6 Ways to Stay Out of Legal Trouble in College

College represents a pivotal time in anyone’s life, a chance to enjoy the subjects of your study and meet new friends in a collegial atmosphere. Yet many college students make poor or uninformed decisions that lead to legal complications. Breaking the law as a college student can have serious repercussions, including jeopardizing your chance of […]