Financial Aid and Health Insurance for International Students

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Ross-MasonIf you are one of the adventurous souls planning on leaving your comfort zone to study abroad, we’d like to introduce you to a treasure trove of invaluable resources.

Listen to the recording of our conversation with Ross Mason, VP of Envisage International for important tips and information about international student loans, health insurance, and other topics that matter to you.

00:03:31 – Envisage: Helping international students.

00:06:02 – How Ross got involved and what’s changed in past decade plus.

00:10:08 – Advice for a US resident applying to school abroad.

00:14:00 – Advice for a non-US resident applying to school in the United States.

00:19:42 – Health insurance for a US student accepted to an international school.

00:22:48 – What a non-US resident accepted to an US school needs to know about health insurance.

00:24:43 – Finding insurance: where to turn.

00:25:51 – What else is out there for students going abroad?

00:28:00 – Top advice for an international student preparing to go to school out of the country.

Listen to the full conversation to learn more!

*Theme music is courtesy of

Related Links:

International Student Loan
Financial Aid for International Students in the USA
International Financial Aid Resources
IEFA: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
International Student Insurance Plans (Country pages on the bottom right)
US School Insurance Requirements
International Student Insurance Explained
International Student & Study Abroad Resource Center
International Students and the Individual Mandate Under PPACA
The Affordable Care Act and J1 Participants in Non-Student Categories

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