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with AscentUP

AscentUP learners gain access to relevant resources, rooted in real experience, covering academic, career, and finance essentials.

Get the support you need to build your future with confidence.

Meet your academic and career goals with:

  • Personalized tools and tips to get you to graduation
  • Guidance through the “unwritten rules of the workplace” to help you launch a rewarding career
  • Financial planning and budgeting guidance from industry experts
  • One-on-one coaching sessions to stay on track with your goals

Join over 50,000 learners gaining the skills and confidence for the future of their dreams

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Learn more about AscentUP coaching

Our coaches provide learners with personalized feedback and one-on-one accountability to help you achieve your goals.

You can also join weekly group sessions to connect on a variety of relevant topics like imposter syndrome, budgeting in school and after graduation, resume best practices, and more.

Frequently asked questions about AscentUP

AscentUP is a professional training platform to help learners get access to career readiness tools and resources that help them succeed in school and in their careers.

To be eligible for coaching through AscentUP, the student borrower must be an undergraduate who is new to Ascent and has taken out an Ascent student loan since May 1, 2019. Ascent's consumer loans for bootcamps and graduate student loans do not qualify for AscentUP coaching.

All Ascent loan applicants gain Tier 1 access to digital resources. Tier 2 access to one-on-one coaching is granted for one year to students whose Ascent undergraduate loans are funded. Please see the AscentUP Terms of Service for more details on eligibility.

Ascent offers this program to borrowers for free as an investment in their educational and professional success.

AscentUP is a free benefit for applying for and/or taking out an Ascent loan. When your free access period of one year ends, no fees will be charged and your membership will expire, unless you take action to extend your access. Please see the AscentUP Terms of Service for more details on eligibility.

You can opt-out of the AscentUP program by emailing [email protected].

AscentUP coaching empowers people to grow academically and professionally by building effective habits, guiding them to resources, and developing the skills they need to turn their goals into reality.

Our AscentUP coaches can assist you in making a unique plan to do well in school, including teaching time management tips, sharing budgeting strategies, and more. Your AscentUP coach can also help you prepare for your career with resume advice, how to choose a career that’s best for you, and additional tips for jump-starting your career.

AscentUP users have access to blogs, courses, webinars, videos, quizzes, guides, one-on-one and group coaching, and more to help you plan your pathway to success during school and as you start your career.

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