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More than Just a Student Loan: What to Look for When Choosing a Private Student Loan
Nov 22, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
When it comes to choosing a private student loan lender, who you work with makes a big difference. Learn more… Read More
5 Pieces of Advice for First-Generation College Students
Nov 18, 2021 | By: Ausleen Acosta - Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist | In: For Students, For College Students
Transitioning into college is stressful, and it may feel more difficult as a first-generation college student. Read our advice for… Read More
Gift Giving Guide For Students on a Budget
Nov 16, 2021 | By: Olivia Wolf - Social Media Intern | In: For Students, For College Students
Buying gifts can feel stressful on a college budget, but it doesn’t have to. Here are creative gift-giving ideas that… Read More
6 Tips For Finding The Right Volunteer Opportunity
Nov 15, 2021 | By: Olivia Wolf - Social Media Intern | In: For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Finding the right volunteer opportunity doesn't have to be hard. Read these six tips for finding the right volunteer opportunity… Read More
10 Scholarship Application Tips You Need To Know
Nov 11, 2021 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern | In: For Students, For Cosigners, For College Students
Scholarships don’t need to be overwhelming! Learn these 10 tips that will help you apply for scholarships. Read More
Traveling Abroad: 3 Tips To Help You Pay For Your Study Abroad Program
Nov 02, 2021 | By: Sara Amirdelfan - Digital Marketing Intern | In: For Students, For College Students
Paying for your study abroad may seem overwhelming, but these student tips can help you prepare for your trip without… Read More
The Truth About Private Loans: Top 4 Myths Debunked
Oct 27, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
There are plenty of myths surrounding the idea of private student loans. Ascent Funding is here to debunk 4 common… Read More
How to Decorate Your Space For Halloween On A Budget
Oct 21, 2021 | By: Erica Arvanitis | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
While Halloween is a time for candy and costumes, it’s also where we spend money. Here's a few ways to… Read More
How to Successfully Ask Someone to Cosign a Student Loan
Oct 13, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Want to ask someone to be your student loan cosigner but are unsure how? Learn how to approach the conversation… Read More
Don’t Forget These 20 Dorm Room Essentials
Oct 11, 2021 | By: Olivia Wolf - Social Media Intern | In: For Students, For College Students
It’s time to pack it up and head back to school. To make sure you don’t forget some of the… Read More