"I definitely cannot afford health
insurance right now. I'd rather take my chances and use the money for other
priorities like rent, car, gas, whatever. If I have to see a doctor, I'll pay
out of pocket or charge it and pay later. But, if I had to go to the hospital I
don't know how it would be paid for."
Recent High School or College
Alumni Association or Student Health Insurance
Student health insurance is generally a little
less expensive than a similar short-term policy and has the advantage of being
renewable for as long as you need it (as long as you pay the
Most college alumni associations offer health
insurance to graduates. A student health insurance policy can help you avoid a gap in coverage between graduating and
landing a job that provides health insurance benefits.
Contact your universitys health insurance benefits coordinator or alumni
association for more information.