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  • Thursday, May 25, 2017

  • Play it Safe When Participating in Sports With International Student Insurance

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
For many college students, playing sports is a great way to spend time away from class. However, no matter the sport or the competition level, injuries are always a possibility when playing. Should those injuries require a doctor's visit or a trip to the hospital, you will be glad you have international student health insurance.

Whether it's an organized intramural activity or simply a pickup game, playing sports can be a great way for students to unwind and reduce their stress levels. Studying can be quite stressful, extremely during exam periods, so it's always a good idea to engage in something that not only takes your mind off of studies momentarily but also encourages physical exertion.

Another benefit of playing sports is that it provides a great way for students to meet new people and make new friends. For an international student, this is particularly important since cultural barriers can make it difficult to make inroads socially. And building new relationships is an important part of the overall college experience.

While these are just a couple of the benefits of playing in recreational sporting events in college, there is one potential drawback, and that is injury .From sprained ankles to broken arms, injuries can occur in the most intense games or ones being played just for fun. They can occur from contact or simply from moving a leg the wrong way while running. International student health insurance will give you access to high-quality healthcare at affordable rates when these problems occur. This could potentially save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. So if sports are going to be a part of your college recreation activities, be sure you have the proper insurance. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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