An inside look at the 3rd Student Medicover Case Competition

An inside look at 3nd Student Medicover Case Competition

An inside look at 3nd Student Medicover Case Competition

Case Competition 2024-2025

Last year, Student Medicover launched its 2nd case competition. At the same time this year, Student Medicover launched its third case competition from March to April, aimed at helping students gain a deeper understanding of the U.S. insurance market and enhancing their experience working in business teams. This year, the competition attracted 103 applicants, and after intense rounds of competition, one outstanding team emerged victorious. Let’s delve into the details of the competitors and the competition itself.

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1. Winners Announcement for the 3rd Student Medicover Case Competition

1.Winners Announcement for the 3rd Student Medicover Case Competition

Student Medicover is proud to announce the winners of our 2024 case competition:

First Place: Team M from UVA (Zhichong Wang, Yuqi Pang, Zitai Ren, Zixu Li)

Second Place: Team DZ from NYU (Annisa Ardiani, Jiaying Zhou, Hua Guo, Jiahao Wang, Yanlin Yang)

Third Place:Team CZ from NYU (Yan Gao, Sayidan Ture, Haochen Su, Zhuolin Wang)

Congratulations to all the winners for their outstanding performance and innovative ideas!

2. What is the Student Medicover Case Competition?

2. What is the Student Medicover Case Competition?

The Student Medicover Case Competition is an event designed to enable any foreign student in the United States to compete for a total prize of $10,000 by presenting their business ideas in the health and insurance industry. 

Student Medicover 3rd Case Competition

The competition featured 31 teams, each composed of 3-5 students. All teams participated in a preliminary round, with the top three teams advancing to the final presentation round. This year, the competition included evaluations by three distinguished experts in the related industry:

Student Medicover 3rd Case Competition Judge 2
  • Dr. Colin M. Slabach, Head of the Financial Planning Master’s Program at New York University. Dr. Slabach has extensive experience in financial services, having held positions such as Assistant Professor of Retirement at The American College of Financial Services and Assistant Director of the New York Life Center for Retirement Income.
Student Medicover 3rd Case Competition Judge 1
  • Jeff Lin, Managing Partner and Financial Planner at Lightup Tax & Financial. Jeff holds FINRA Series 6 and life and health insurance licenses and collaborates with tax and legal professionals to offer tailored financial planning and insurance solutions.
Student Medicover 3rd Case Competition Judge 3
  • Iris Sui, Insurance Solutions Specialist at Lightup Tax & Financial. Iris has a background in financial planning, focusing on building solid financial structures for clients at different life stages, and she previously held positions as a production planner and supply chain manager in leading manufacturing companies.

3. Why Do We Organize the Event?

The competition aims to encourage students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the U.S. insurance market, ensuring they have a solid grasp of how insurance functions to secure their future safety and rights. Additionally, by participating in a virtual business environment, students can acquire valuable social experience before starting their careers, applying the knowledge and skills learned from the competition to boost their professional development.

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4. Future Collaboration

4. Future Collaboration

As a leading company in the international student insurance industry, Student Medicover is committed to providing both services and care to international students in the United States. This competition is a testament to our dedication to helping students prepare for their careers. Moving forward, we will continue to sponsor events and campaigns that align with our company’s values and ethics, further supporting international students in their academic, personal, and professional journeys.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all participants for their hard work and creativity. Special appreciation goes to the judges and advisors for their professional guidance and feedback. We look forward to future opportunities for collaboration and growth together.

5. Student Medicover 24-25 Policy Year Health Insurance Plan Now Open for Enrollment

5. Student Medicover 24-25 Policy Year Health Insurance Plan Now Open for Enrollment

We are pleased to announce that the Student Medicover 24-25 Policy Year Health Insurance Plan is now open for enrollment! We invite everyone to quote and enroll for coverage.

Feel free to reach out for more information and assistance with your enrollment process.

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